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Re: Help!!!! 147 1.6TS engine died
I would ask them to check the physical condition of the inlet manifold pressure sensor, I've seen those come apart before and fowl up an engine, the parts stick in the inlet valve opening wedging it down and it either strikes the piston or allows any pressure back out the inlet. Your oil being at 1/2 when hot is probably barely minimum when could.
Your only option is as you describe it, the head HAS to come off to find out the condition of the engine. If it's under warranty and said valve has come to pieces then they should cover it.