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What Is the Purpose of Engine Gaskets?
Engine gaskets work as seals to maintain pressure, hold fluids, and prevent debris from entering the engine. Gaskets are vital for engine performance.

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What do you think could be wrong?
Hello. If the vehicle overheated to the point where steam started to escape, you are better off replacing the engine altogether. Once the cooling system is filled with water, it can be pressure tested to see if there are still...
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Rough idling
It sounds like your throttle body is dirty. You may want to check it and make sure it is not sticking. Check for loose connections within the system also. Your car may also be idling rough due to your blown...
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Leaking head gasket
Any type of head gasket sealer is only recommended to be a temporary repair in most cases. I see some claim to be a permanent fix. I do not believe any of these any of these sealers will seal permanently....
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How do I remove the cylinder head?
The cylinder head bolts on this engine are tightened to 65 ftlb or 88 nm. Over time the bolts that go into the cooling system passages may have corroded in the holes. You should use a large breaker bar and...
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head gasket replacement
This kind of repair will require a service manual with vehicle specific torque specifications and a step by step procedure. More or less, you have to start by remove the exhaust manifold and the head. This will include indexing components...
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Head gasket or not?
If it is confirmed (i.e., no false positive) that exhaust gas is present in the coolant, that means one of three things: the head gasket is leaking, the head has a crack in it (not unusual) or the block is...
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Head Gasket leak
This is more of a judgment question as to how much you enjoy your car. A head gasket repair job can be costly and may generally run anywhere from $1,000-1,600 depending on the shop doing the repairs and what parts...
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Head Gasket
Hello. Unfortunately, there is not really anyway to tell whether or not a genuine head gasket was replaced or sealer used. I would recommend having an expert from YourMechanic come to your home to take a look at the car...
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engine overheating.
Hi there. When an engine is overheating your would need to check the coolant to see if its low or not the correct temperature rating. If the coolant is good and rated to the maximum temperature, then the radiator could...
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Engine Burning Oil
If the engine did not have excessive oil consumption prior to the repair, the rings are not likely to presently be the cause of excessive oil consumption unless you have somehow ruined the rings "overnight". There are two principal possibilities....
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Car keeps running hot
Overheating of any kind will cause the cooling system to boil, creating the bubbling in the coolant jug. All of the parts you listed can make this happen if they are not working correctly. The question is which one is...
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blown head gasket?
To answer your last question first, manufacturers of motor vehicles, that would include all of the army of engineers, scientists, and other high trained trained specialists, almost as a rule do not recommend the use of aftermarket "quick fixes", in...
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Blown head gasket
Without seeing the vehicle it would be hard to know if it is worth the repairs. I would recommend having a complete vehicle inspection to see if the vehicle only needs a head gasket and does not have more major...
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Will a 05 chevy 5.3 head fix on 08 5.3 block?
The cylinder heads should be interchangeable on these two years.
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I have a 94 buick lesabre and the engine has a slight knock and it has white smoke coming out of engine also disconnected pos and.
You should never disconnect the battery while running or it can spike the computer and alternator and damage them. The white smoke is coolant getting into engine from a leaking intake manifold or head gasket leaking. Check upper intake seals...
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What is the cylinder head torque for 2013 chrysler 200 2.4l
Here is a link for the complete directions for replacing the (head gasket with torques). [https://www.dropbox.com/s/k11gxygi1ldqqxr/2013%20chry%20200%20head%20gasket.pdf?dl=0]
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Car won’t start. It had problems overheating at first. Then something popped and water came out. I don’t know what’s wrong with it
This sounds like you started off with the coolant getting low due to a leak and then it got worse when overheated and blew the head gasket causing the misfire and no starting from coolant getting inside cylinders. You will...
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How long does Bars Head Gasket sealer last for ?
The BARS head gasket cooling system sealer is one of the best on the market. It does not always seal all the leaks but in your case it may. I have seen it last a day and other times a...
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Car not overheating but I have coolant boiling in the reservoir tank. I have to add about a quart of coolant to the radiator ever
If you are getting low on coolant and have bubbles going into the overflow bottle then you most likely have a blown head gasket. It does not always put out smoke from tailpipe. You will need to have system pressure...
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How much to fix blown head gasket
The 1998 Firebird came with different engines and each one the repair is different. Since you say you have a blown head gasket, do you know why it overheated to blow the head gasket in the first place? You may...

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