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Q: How hard is it to change blown head gaskets on a 1996 Ford Windstar 3.8L V6 engine?
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Watery engine oil?

Your head gaskets are blown. sorry to be the barrer of bad news.

What damage is caused by having too much oil in the engine?

Blown head gaskets.

How do you fix the blown head gasket of 2002 Ford Windstar?

The head gaskets must be replaced. This is a major repair that should only be undertaken by a professional.

What to do for blown head gaskets for 3.8 engine?

Remove the head, Grind it flat and replace it using a new gasket.

Can a intake gasket be blown without signs of a headgasket problem?

YES. The intake gaskets have NOTHING to do with the head gaskets. It is a very common problem that the intake gaskets blow. It is not common for the head gaskets to leak unless the engine was over heated, and I mean HOT.

If you have a 2003 Chevrolet impala 3.4 engine blown head gasket can you replace engine and it will solve the problem?

It will solve the problem. The 3.4 is notorious for poor head gaskets. You can replace the gaskets on the engine without replacing the engine, and that will solve the problem for quite a while. It will be much less costly than an engine replacement.

How do you fix the blown head- gasket of 2002 Ford Windstar?

The fix is to remove both heads, have them inspected at a machine shop for cracks, or warpage, and install 2 new head gaskets.

How can you tell if you have blown the head gaskets on a 92 Buick century?

water in the engine oil or a large amount of water in the exhaust also a compression test

Where would water leak into the oil on a 5.3 liter Chevy?

Cracked cylinder head, blown head gasket, engine block or intake gaskets.

How do you fix a blown head gasket without disasembleing the engine?

You can't. The heads must be removed in order to replace the head gaskets. No other way to do this.

What causes engine oil to turn white?

WATER. This indicates a blown head gasket. Damage has been done to the engine in the form of overheating and the head gasket(s) have blown. Water therefor has leaked into the oil. Replacing the head gaskets is the way to repair this motor.

What are the dangers of overheating?

Cracked or warped heads, motor block, Bent valves, blown head and/or header gaskets worst case locking up the engine.

How would you know if you have blown head gaskets?

engine burning oil( white or blueish exhaust smoke ), water in oil, oil in water, water in exhaust.

Can blown head gaskets make your car run hot?


How do you repair blown head gaskets?

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

Does the 1992 Buick Century with a V6 engine have a history of blowing head gaskets?

If you have the 3.3 engine then the answer is "NO". They do not have a history of blowing head gaskets. The other person probly had all different motorsI have a 98 Buick century (blown head gasket). My father in law has a 94 Buick century (blown head gasket). mother in law has 96 Pontiac grand prix ( has the same 3.1 liter engine as the Buick century) and guess what (blown head gasket). that's just my family. Very Very poor design by gm if you ask me.

Why does car overheat with blown head gasket?

I'm pretty sure your engine block needs a precise mixture of oxygen and gas etc and the gaskets on your heads are the main air tight place where when cracked or blown gaskets happen oxygen leaks into your expansion chamber in the engine and more oxygen higher explosion temp to push ur piston therefore your engine gets hotter faster new gasket will solve your problem I beliave if not thermostat and radiator

What damage can too much oil do in an engine?

Too much oil in an automotive engine can cause high oil pressure. High oil pressure could cause blown seals and gaskets allowing oil to leak out.

Your 1999 Alero does not blow warm air but the blower does work why?

There can be many resons for this. A common cause for this is an air pocket in the cooling system if the 3.4l v6 engine. Air pockets can be cause by low coolant level, or more serious engine problems- I.E. leaking intake manifold gaskets, blown head gaskets.

How do you tell if there is engine damage due to water pump going out?

If the engine was allowed to get real hot it could damage bearings and crack/warp heads or blown head gaskets. Damaged bearings would show up as low oil pressure, a flickering oil light at an idle and noises that weren't there before. Cracked/warped heads or blown head gaskets would show up as coolant mixing with engine oil and white smoke (steam) coming out the exhaust pipe.

What are signs of a blown engine vs blown head 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.

Will your 98 ford windstar start if it has a blown head gasket?

Probably, unless a cylinder has filled with engine coolant. In any case it is not a good idea to run an engine in that condition, if coolant mixes with the motor oil you can expect more damage to the engine.

Which size engine on tbird caused blown head gaskets?

The size of the motor does not cause a head gasket to blow.. Its a ford though so its basically every motor they put their name on..

Is the 3.0 notortious for blown head gaskets on the ford taurus?

No It's not very common.

What all damage can over heating do to a car?

Overheating can warp and crack cylinder heads, head gaskets and all bearings, especially crank bearings. In extreme it will destroy the engine