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Monthly Archives: January 2021

Can A Blown Engine Be Fixed?

As a car owner or driver, the last thing you want to deal with is a blown engine. Typically, a blown engine may indicate the end of the road if your rig is an old clunker. If it is in a relatively decent shape, you might want to consider repairing or replacing it. Several different issues in the motor can cause a blown engine. For instance, you could be dealing with a blown engine bottom or a blown head gasket. These are some of the common issues we have noticed with car owners who bring their cars to our auto service station. Other causes of engine failure include: Lack of maintenance High engine temperature Overexertion of the engine Mismatching engine capabilities with aftermarket upgrades Is Fixing a Blown Engine Worth It? Before repairing your blown engine, it is critical to evaluate the car's condition and understand whether it is worth the cost and time. Typically, repairing or replacing the engine costs between $3,000 and $5,000. If you can make the engine work, splur ... read more