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I accidentally put windscreen concentrate 1 litre with 4

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I accidentally put windscreen concentrate 1 litre with 4 lits of water into the Castrol oil compartment in the dark and the car wouldn’t start so bmw have stripped it drained it and there was water in the 4 x fuel injectors compartments - I am female. They have drained it all and said they are 95% it should start today once they put it back together - they say that our 5 year bmw warrantee for the engine is now cancelled due to contaminated engine - if it doesn’t start then we will have to put in a new engine that is £10k and the car is worth £13k x1 drive 2014 model! We don’t know anything about bmw cars! Advice is appreciated
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Customer: replied 6 months ago.
Question :
If it doesn’t start does that mean that I would need another engine new £10k to install through bmw and in your experience if the pistons and everything is drained out and if the car starts will it be ok ie if not sever damage to main parts of engine ok to drive ?
Customer: replied 6 months ago.
If water just got into the 4 injectors will the car be able to be ok to drive afterward?
Customer: replied 6 months ago.
Hi please can you advice if water damage can cause an engine to cease up for good?

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usually getting water in an engine will not destroy it, it should be fine after draining/cleaning

if the car starts it should be fine with no long term ill effects

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Customer: replied 6 months ago.
Thanks for the confidence and I will rate your service !

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