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Q: Head gasket blown

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I am pretty sure one of the head gaskets is blown. I also noticed oil was leaking from my car.

A blown head gasket will cause your car to overheat, burn coolant, leak coolant and oil, and run rough. A trained technician can test the engine and see if the gasket is blown, or if something else is causing the leak.

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