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think check and investigateGasket sealers work if used correctly copper head gaskets should always have a gasket sealer but it has to be the right kind. felpro gaskets usually don't any more if you are getting the best with the silicone sealer bead around the water holes, exellent gaskets. there are other newer gaskets out their that are better or as good you have to look, in another words use the internet and study the gaskets out there and check on the products, from independent sources, see what they have to say, this is your job as a mechanic. i don't think i have to say this but know days i am not sure the head and block surfaces have to be perfectly clean, also they have to be true and have the right surface finish to seal with different kinds of gaskets. so when the machinist asks what kinds of gaskets you are going to use, you get the kind of surface finish the manufacture says to use. the so called smart mechanic then thinks it looks to rough and smoothes it out and blown head gasket. what some times looks like a rough surface is the right kind of roughness to grip the gasket. also i never take aluminum heads to a machinist inless i know the difference in the materials i have got heads back from a shop and had to send my man to a good shop to fix the mess the first made of the aluminum head he machined using cast iron tooling. my falt for not checking this guy out no excuse i was busy this cost much time doing it twice and i ate the cost of doing it twice cheaper to check sources.
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Does gasket sealers work?

At best, they're a temporary stopgap measure until you can get the gasket replaced.

Does blue devil head gasket sealer really work?

yea it works good on a boat motor In my experience the only permanent repair for a blown head gasket is to replace it. These gasket sealers are only a temporary fix used in an emergency.

Anti-freeze on spark plugs of your 98 ford contour SE 4cyl is this a blown head gasket Can this be fixed with a chemical sealer?

It is most likely a blown head gasket or a cracked head. Chemical sealers generally do not work. Your best bet is to replace the head gasket and inspect the head for damage.

Does steel seal gasket sealer gum up the engine?

Gasket sealers generally do now work on modern engines and should not be used.

Can you fix a oil pan gasket without replacing gasket?

Yes there are sealers out there that can be used to seal or repair the gasket

Will a broken head gasket cause heat not to work?

Yes, that is possible. A blown head gasket will destroy the engine.

Does steel seal work for 4-cylinder engines?

Steel Seal and all other gaskets sealers do not work on any engine period. None of these products work as advertised. They are only a temporary fix to be used in an emergency. The only permanent repair for a blown head gasket is to replace it.

Do head gasket Thermagasket work on Cadillac northstar motors?

It may work as an emergency temporary repair but the only permanent repair is to replace the head gasket.

Will gasket sealant work for a blown head gasket on a 96 Honda?

In your dreams bubela! Buy a new gasket.

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Do head gasket sealers really work?

If the coolant is going out the exhaust, liquid glas, which several companies make should work. If the exhaust is getting into the radiator or the coolant is getting in the oil, it won't. Liquid Glas come in a bottle or can, clear liquid on top with copper flakes in the bottom.

Does a temporary head gasket sealer work on a 1978 Monte Carlo?

Not likely.... I'd never use anything "temporary" on a head gasket.

Will gasket sealant work for a blown head gasket on a 1999 Pontiac grand am?

No. You need to remove the head(s) and have the head(s) checked for cracks and straightness, then install the head(s) with new head gaskets. Most head gasket manufactured are assembled dry, no sealants.

Do auto air conditioner leak sealers work?

Yes, sealers do work. I used a sealer on a 1998 Mazda 626 and the ac has been fine for the last 3 years. The sealers only work though if the leaks are tiny.

Does Blue Devil head gasket work on Cadillac?

Yes it does.

How do you know if the head gasket sealant worked?

They don't work and are only an emergency repair. If you have a blown head gasket the only way to repair it is to replace it.

Does bard head gasket sealer really work?

IMO, this is only a temporary emergency fix. It will not permanently fix the problem. You will need a new head gasket.

What will cause coolant to get in oil head gasket or intake gasket?

The Intake gasket is leaking, NOT THE HEAD GASKET. Replace the intake gasket

Will gasket sealant work for a blown head on a 1996 Nissan Maxima?

No, it will not. This is just a temporary emergency repair. The only way to fix a blown head gasket is to replace it.

Does steel seal work for head gasket repair?

No, that is, at best, a temporary fix. The only permanent repair is to replace the gasket.

How does a head gasket work?

It heats up and melts, forming a seal underneath the head and around the bore.

Does k-seal head gasket repair really work?

It may work for a short period of time and should only be used as an emergency repair. The only permanent fix is to replace the head gasket.

How do you repair a head gasket to Chevy prism?

You do not repair a head gasket you replace it with a new gasket which requires removing the head.

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New seals work best.

Where is a head gasket located on a 1998 Saturn?

The head gasket seals between the head and block. The head gasket is inside the engine, up high.