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Broken crankshaft bearing
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Hi guys, hope you're all going good
I had a problem with my Astra's crankshaft so I would like to share with you my experience so maybe I may have some advice from you or even answer your questions if you have any.

Actually, a crankshaft bearing broke while driving on the highway which caused the engine to stop, after several attempts, the engine never started because it was blocked.

the breakage of the bearing caused damage to the crankshaft so I decided to change the crankshaft for a new one.

Here are some photos of the engine disassembled and it is not yet assembled because I am waiting for the crankshaft which comes from Spain.

Here are some photos.

As you can see here, the pistons are in a good shape so I won't change them
           

And now those are the crankshaft bearings, some of them are in bad shape and one of them is broken as you can see it's on my hand, we found it like that in the oil :O
       
 
It's a 2.0 cdti 160 engine with an automatic gearbox with about 170 000km which is 105 000 in miles
Feel free to to replay if you have and questions or advice.
Cheers

The engine is not yet assembled because I have not yet received the crankshaft that I ordered from Spain.
I will keep posting pics if I find something interesting to post. And sorry for my bad English, I'm from France.
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Hi, those pictures are great to see.
Don't worry, your English is good, and better than most of our French.
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