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duramax vs water

Discussion in 'Equipment, Tools & Vehicle Pictures' started by snowsniper1, Sep 1, 2011.

  1. snowsniper1

    snowsniper1 Senior Member
    Messages: 239

    About a month ago we got a 7 inches of rain in a short period of time, neighbors car were floating, so i grab one of my old trucks and was pulling cars out.when i was driving down my road i drove through a low spot it went over my hood to about the middle of my windsheild hydralocked one of my duramaxs.had it towed to a local dealership 4500$ later and about 3 weeks i got my truck back, bent a rod and broke a piston.ouch but thats been my luck lately.LOL

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  2. C&T Landscaping

    C&T Landscaping Member
    Messages: 49

    Thats why you never drive through standing water...no matter how deep, glad you gotta fixed though bud
  3. alldayrj

    alldayrj PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,097

    thats right, I always make sure it is flowing really fast before driving in
  4. 2COR517

    2COR517 PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 7,115

    You were pulling floating cars?
  5. sweetk30

    sweetk30 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,588

    fyi better check the front and rear diffs and tranny and tcase for h20 also. thay are much lower than engine intake. be glad all of them have drain and fill plugs on them. but full synthetic oils now so payup
  6. snowsniper1

    snowsniper1 Senior Member
    Messages: 239

    i was pulling a couple of neighbors cars to higher ground,the dealer changed all of the fluids