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    Rain!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    We've been having rain like no other in the Midwest (NW Indiana), on my way to work today, I went through a pretty majestic water filled road. There were a few old cars pushing themselves out of it. I figure AWD, let's do it. It made it through about 80% of it, and then the car wanted to die right when I was almost out, but she let me get her out. After it happened I couldn't get the car to over 4K in no matter what. Eventually 5K, and finally I hit the magic 7K. I did reach a point where the water went into the hood scoop from a massive splash from on coming traffic. I'm sure it's somewhat normal, just wanted to ask, is there anything I should do, or it will take of the water itself?


    ps. Sorry about the n00b question.

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    Are you sure your engine isn't locked up? I hope water didn't get sucked through the intake and hydro locked your engine
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    Quote Originally Posted by be1ieve1111 View Post
    We've been having rain like no other in the Midwest (NW Indiana), on my way to work today, I went through a pretty majestic water filled road. There were a few old cars pushing themselves out of it. I figure AWD, let's do it. It made it through about 80% of it, and then the car wanted to die right when I was almost out, but she let me get her out. After it happened I couldn't get the car to over 4K in no matter what. Eventually 5K, and finally I hit the magic 7K. I did reach a point where the water went into the hood scoop from a massive splash from on coming traffic. I'm sure it's somewhat normal, just wanted to ask, is there anything I should do, or it will take of the water itself?


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    sounds like you had some water in the engine. Water doesn't compress like air does, and it can cause some unexpected things to happen inside your engines cylinders. I would recommend you drive very easy until you can have the compression checked. There is a good chance that you did some damage.
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    the engine started running fine as time passed on. I guess i'll have to get it checked to make sure.

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