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    Default Be careful Honda City Vario owners!

    Yesterday my good colleague's driver hit his car at a pot hole near Ideal Bakery 26th Street DHA. My colleague went in to the ATM near by - dropped his driver near the signal and continued towards his home on Saba Ave.

    The car stalled a few meters away from right after the oil indicator flashed - It won't crank anymore like its over heated. He called me up, i was on my way home but rushed over to him. Turns out that the oil chamber was damaged during the impact and all the oil was lost. We got 2 liters of oil from the pump near by and tried to add. But the damage was so severe that the engine wouldnt hold a drop inside. So we towed it to a mechanic and he told us that the chamber is broken as its made of some silver alloy which is not as strong.

    He quoted 14k for a brand new one and 7k for the repair. We had no idea what to do, my colleague insisted for the repair.

    Today the mechanic called us and told us that he has discovered that few of the crank bearings have also seized. He removed the bearing or the crank shaft somehow for the bottom of the engine and said that all new bearings will be replaced.

    Asking 17k for the total repair. I am confused about how the crank shaft can be accessed from below the engine.

    What do you guys think ? And just be careful with the newer cars - Apparently the material used nowadays is light weight but weak.!


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    new oil sump for 14k?
    and u guys believed him?
    and u guys dropped the keys and asked him to fix the car and hand u back the bill

    my cousins city oil sump was leaking.got the best one for around 6k (brand new)
    Life is short and very unpredictable just like a Quarter mile .....

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    well you are right but its a car not a tank what would u expect
    its the drivers fault not the cars he crashed it

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    Its Better To Hand Over Car To HONDA 3S In This Condition.......!!!
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    lol you went to those crooks in tauheed ?

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    best get the parts your self and get them fitted by a reputed work shop

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    Quote Originally Posted by hash4u View Post
    new oil sump for 14k?
    and u guys believed him?
    and u guys dropped the keys and asked him to fix the car and hand u back the bill

    my cousins city oil sump was leaking.got the best one for around 6k (brand new)
    Yeah had to get the car fixed as we leave for ISB for business tom. night and the car was needed back urgently at his home.

    Thanks i'll confirm the prices tommorow morning. We still havnt paid anything to him.

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    Quote Originally Posted by vyrus View Post
    lol you went to those crooks in tauheed ?
    Yeah - Kinda, the ones near 24th street.

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    if you lost all oil and the engine was running - its siezed solid and dead, the crank is worn out - and yes it can be seen by removing the sump.

    Best would be to rebuild the engine replacing all worn out parts. - and how stupid would the driver have to be to hit a pot hole deep enough to scrape the sump and still keep driving. Any such activity requires immediate inspection on the roadside. That would have saved your engine. btw there must be a very nice thick oil slick on the road by that broken sump.

    Dont reweld it - replace it with a new one,
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    Quote Originally Posted by Xulfiqar View Post
    if you lost all oil and the engine was running - its siezed solid and dead, the crank is worn out - and yes it can be seen by removing the sump.

    Best would be to rebuild the engine replacing all worn out parts. - and how stupid would the driver have to be to hit a pot hole deep enough to scrape the sump and still keep driving. Any such activity requires immediate inspection on the roadside. That would have saved your engine. btw there must be a very nice thick oil slick on the road by that broken sump.

    Dont reweld it - replace it with a new one,
    I Wasnt there, but ive been told that it was driven from Ideal bakery to Badar commercial that's atleast 3 KMs n 6-8 min drive!!!

    Yes thats what i am afraid of - I think it will eventually require a rebuilt. Yes the oil trail is still visible. Most of it near the spot and the following signal, I think most of the oil was lost within half a KM.

    It was driver's mistake off course and he was pretty guilty about the whole thing. He said sir 10 saal ma pehli dafa howa hay. But i think its the owners fault too since he was in the car and he did drive the broken sump after droppin off the driver.

    What would you suggest ? Should we go for a complete rebuilt from top down or just replace the bearings from bottom and hope for the best ?. Its a 2006 Auto. Engine was replaced in 2009 due to block damage cuz ov rust. Its been on petrol ever since.

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    check to see how bad the damage is, then decide.
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    Quote Originally Posted by fahadwizz View Post
    Yeah - Kinda, the ones near 24th street.
    well you shouldn't have. also, yes your crank really is f'ed. Take your car elsewhere, those guys would do a pathetic job anyway not to mention the cost.

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    p.s
    never rebuild a honda engine from roadside mechanic. if cant afford dealership.
    get a kabli swap
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    tow the car away from that ripoff, he will probably remove the good parts and tell you they were bad
    haters gonna hate, potatoes gonna potate

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    ^ Actually they WILL do that. I know those thieves inside out, mostly because we had the worst experience of a lifetime with them. Worst fckers in the whole DHA imho! Was the 'ustaad' a nasty fat fck ? If yes, your cars probably already sold out.

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