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Why is there copper fileings in the oil sump of my mitsy exceed,petrol,

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Why is there copper fileings in the oil sump of my mitsy exceed,petrol, v6?
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Car
Expert:  Mark replied 3 years ago.

Mark :

Hello, my name is XXXXX XXXXX I will try help you with this.

Mark :

Copper/Brass type filings are prob

Mark :

probably due to a worn bush or thrust bearing.

Mark :

That would also explain the engine knocking noise.

Mark :

Hi

Customer:

There is now some broken up lumps of metal. The knocking gets louder and faster with the revs.

Mark :

It sounds like you have a damaged crankshaft.

Mark :

Either the thrust bearings or main bearings are worn.

Customer:

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