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Engine Repair Expert APM Engine Parts Describes Symptoms of a Cracked Engine Block

A crack in an engine block is not a common engine problem, but when it does happen it is a serious issue. There are a few key symptoms of a cracked engine block to watch for.

    ATLANTA, GA, October 17, 2013 /24-7PressRelease/ -- If you've noticed that your vehicle has low engine compression, the engine is smoking and overheating or oil is mixing with antifreeze, your engine block might be cracked. For any cracked engine block, if you are not experienced with engine parts, it is best to seek help from the engine repair specialists at APM Engine Parts.

Oil and Antifreeze Combination

A classic symptom of a cracked engine block is antifreeze circulating with oil. This is due to the fact that passageways contained within the engine block allow oil and antifreeze to circulate throughout the engine. If there is a crack near these passageways, engine oil can pollute antifreeze.

If you notice a weird smell, visible smoke from your exhaust pipe or milk-colored oil then it's likely that antifreeze has mixed with your engine oil. This is a sign of a serious crack in the engine block.

Engine Compression Low

Another sign of a cracked engine block is low engine compression. This happens when a crack is deep enough to affect one of the cylinders and it results in the disruption of normal engine combustion pressure and poor performance.

Smoke from Engine and Overheating

If your engine is smoking then it's possible that you have an engine block crack. Generally these cracks are a serious issue because they are deep enough that engine combustion and exhaust gas are able to leak out.

Additionally, if your engine is overheating that means the engine block is cracked deep enough that circulating antifreeze is leaking out and causing the engine temperature to rise.

If you believe that there is a crack in your engine block, contact APM Engine Parts. This reputable engine rebuild shop offers everything from engine kits and cylinder heads to engine crack repair and block or head resurfacing. As a dependable supplier of quality engine parts and services, they pride themselves on their knowledgeable technicians and high-quality remanufactured engines.

"We want our customers to know that they can count on us for any engine-related concern, whether it's parts, service or even just general questions," says David DeBuc, Vice President of APM Engine Parts.

About APM Engine Parts:

APM is an Atlanta-based business offering customers quality parts for engines, as well as machine shop services. Family-owned and operated for more than 50 years, our team works diligently to ensure you get the right part at an affordable price.

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