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2012-05-07 23:20:33
2012-05-07 23:20:33

A compression test will tell you if a head gasket is blown on ANY engine. Also, white smoke tells you that your burning anti-freeze, which means a head gasket is blown.


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Sure it will start with a blown head gasket. But, if you continue to run this engine with a blown head gasket you will destroy the engine.

Not very. You should stop and get it repaired ASAP.

No it will not. The only thing that will fix a blown head gasket is to replace the gasket.

There are several possible indications of a blown head gasket: If the head gasket is blown between adjacent cylinders there will be poor or no compression in either cylinder. Poor compression in any cylinder can be caused by a blown head gasket. That condition can also be caused by a burned valve or piston. Coolant in the crank case can be caused by a blown head gasket. Compression in the coolant can be caused by a blown head gasket. An engine with a blown head gasket usually loses performance and runs poorly or not at all.

Yes, I blown head gasket will definitely effect the emissions.

Well when My Dodge blew a head gasket there was LOTS of stream from the tail pipe. (looked like an old steam locomotive) If you suspect you have a blown head gasket take it to a professional (like the DEALER) and have them look it over. Hope This Helps.

No, a normal tune up cannot cause a blown head gasket. A blown head gasket normally is caused by an engine overheating or by a defect in the gasket or head. If it happened right after a tune-up that is just a coincidence.

No. You can have the head gasket replaced. This is unless you kept driving the car with a blown head gasket and have totally destroyed the engine.

It is not possible to repair the actual head gasket. Repair of a blown head gasket is to replace the gasket.

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No, the only permanent fix for a blown head gasket is to replace it.

You cannot repair a blown head gasket, you must remove the heads and replace the gasket.

remove head and replace gasket :)

Blown head gasket or cracked head or both are a good bet.

The only repair for a blown head gasket is to replace the gasket.

With a blown head gasket the engine will still run, poorly with issues, but run. A blown engine will not continue to run from that moment on.

A blown head gasket can prevent an engine from starting. A blown head gasket may not provide the pressure needed to get the engine started, and will also allow oil to leak out uncontrollably.

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