Yes, a head gasket can blow and cause the engine to overheat. Happens all the time. Yes spaying cold water on an engine that is at full operating temperature can possibly do some damage. Not likely, but possible. Spraying water on a warm or cold engine will do not damage to the engine. It may however damage parts such as the alternator, or some sensors. Never use a high pressure spray.
Intake gasket leaking on the inside of engine.
Blown head gasket
It can allow water to mix with the engine oil and destroy the engine.
Water in the oil is a sure sign of a blown head gasket. Stop driving this car until you have this repaired or you will do serious engine damage.
intake manifold gasket,head gasket,cracked head,cracked block. was it overheated? was cold water added to hot engine?
Blowh Head Gasket
No, you should never have to trim a head gasket. If the holes do not match up, you have the wrong gasket.No, you should never have to trim a head gasket. If the holes do not match up, you have the wrong gasket.
Water in the oil is a telltale sign of leaking cylinder head gasket.
most likely an intake gasket
You possibly have a leak in the cylinder head gasket.You possibly have a leak in the head gasket.
The head gasket is gone and water or coolant has mixed with the engine oil. Replacing the head gasket is no big deal.
Blown head gasket or cracked head.
head gasket is blown
The head gasket is a seal between the upper and lower halves of an engine. The seal runs between several channels within the engine block that segment water and oil... If you have blown a head gasket, your engine is either blowing white smoke from the exaust - meaning the seal has allowed water and oil to mix; Or you are venting either water, or oil, from the actual seal (gasket) - In any event, you have to take the top-half of the engine off, and replace the gasket. Depending on how much your vehicle is worth, this may or may not be a worth-while effort.
Water belongs in an engine. Now if you mean if there is water in the oil in an engine, this may mean that you have a blown head gasket. This needs repair before you drive the vehicle or it can do serious damage to the engine.
Usually when the cylinder head gasket is blown (broken or damaged). It cannot be repaired but has to be replaced with a new head gasket.
Just look at your engine oil and you can tell, if it looks milky there is water getting into the oil and that's the sign of a blown intake gasket or head gasket.
Sounds like the head gasket is gone
It is not good. Your head gasket has holes for the oil and water passages in the engine. You may have deprived your engine of oil or coolant and this may shortened the life of your engine.
No. There would be a gasket between the head and the block, though.
The MOST COMMON PROBLEM with that engine is that the intake manifold gasket BLOWS / LEAKS water into the engine crankcase and mixes with the oil. Replace the intake gasket and FLUSH The engine oil and change the oil filter SEVERAL TIMES Untill engine cleans up.
Cracked Engine Block or blown head gasket.
You have a blown head gasket.
The engine overheating, or a faulty gasket, or problems with hot spots in the engine.
No, there is a gasket.