Q: Engine Gasket was Fixed

asked by on

Recently the engine gasket was blown off due to coolant leakage. The gaskets were fixed. Post this the car has run 600 kms and now the crankshaft has been damaged is there any connection. For instance the fix of the gasket could have left some residue/debris that could have damaged the crankshaft or lack of technical knowledge of mechanic while fixing the engine could have damaged the cranshaft

If you have crankshaft bearings that are damaged then you need to look at the first engine failure of coolant leaking from head gasket. If the coolant was getting into the engine crankcase then the coolant could of got into the crankshaft bearings. If coolant got into bearings of the engine then it would have damaged them and cause them to fail. It would not have been caused by anything the mechanic would have done.

Was this answer helpful?

Need advice from certified mechanic? Get help now!

Over 1,000 mechanics are ready to answer your question.
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details

Ask a Mechanic
(100% Free)

Have a car question? Get free advice from our top-rated mechanics.

Ask A Mechanic
Over 10,000 questions answered!
  1. Home
  2. Questions
  3. Engine Gasket was Fixed

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: Air conditioner not getting cold.

The air conditioning system can be quite complex as there are many parts working together. The most common problems are leaks. If not repaired correctly, the system will degrade from the inside. Air or moisture in the system will damage...

Q: When I push the gas the RPM go up and down and don't got power the RPM going to down when I stop and the light is overhet

Hello. From what you describe it would appear that your vehicle is overheating at stops, and then cooling off when it gets moving. This can be caused by a few different problems. A few common causes are: clogged...

Q: Car won’t start. It had problems overheating at first. Then something popped and water came out. I don’t know what’s wrong with it

This sounds like you started off with the coolant getting low due to a leak and then it got worse when overheated and blew the head gasket causing the misfire and no starting from coolant getting inside cylinders. You will...

Related articles

What Causes Hoses to Leak?
While the largest part of your engine is mechanical, hydraulics plays a significant role. You’ll find fluids at work in a number of different areas. Your car's fluids include: Engine oil Transmission...
How Long Does a Distributor O Ring Last?
The distributor is part of the ignition system in your vehicle and its purpose is to route high voltage from the ignition coil to the spark plug. The spark plug then...
P2428 OBD-II Trouble Code: Exhaust Gas Temperature Too High Bank 1
P2428 code definition A P2428 trouble code signifies that the PCM has detected a problem in the exhaust gas temperature sensor circuit in bank 1, which subsequently contains the number one...