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Old 7th Oct 2016, 08:08
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Allan Lupton
 
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Originally Posted by G-CPTN View Post
Mercedes say that LH's engine failure is attributed to a big end failure following a loss of oil pressure.
How very traditional!
However in real engines it is/was often the case that the low oil pressure is/was a sign of big end failure. One therefore asks what it was that caused the low oil pressure as that was the prime failure.
ETA and big-end failure rarely results in smoke from the exhaust. . .

Last edited by Allan Lupton; 7th Oct 2016 at 08:50. Reason: extra thought!
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