It's extremely easy, a 5 year old could do it.
Getting to the gasket, however, is usually the trick.
I assume you mean head gasket, and if it's your only car and you have no mechanical experience, just get out your visa and make some calls. Don't tackle this yourself if you don't have automotive exp.
just my 2c
A great site to check out the cost of repairing head gaskets is driverside.com - just enter your car into the menu, go into "service your ____" and you can plug in your zipcode to find out how much the part and labor will cost for your area.
Actually, if it is a head gasket, it ISN'T easy. You have to disassemble the entire top of the engine to get to the head so it can be unbolted. Once you remove the head, it SHOULD go to a shop to make sure that it is perfectly flat and straight. Blown head gaskets can really be cause by a lot of factors and head warpage is the most common factor. You will also need to check the area where the gasket blew. Is there a crack in the block near the spot? Is there carbon build up near the spot?? Not a backyard mechanic job if you do not have the correct tools and at least intermediate experience in auto repairs.
If a 5 year old could do it, there would be a lot of 5 year olds in the car mechanics business!
Having a head gasket replaced on a 2000 Amigo can be replaced but it can be hard depending on if the mechanic has the right instructions. Also, depending on the condition of the head gasket can depend on how hard it is replace the gasket.
It's not hard but time consuming.
It would be wise to replace the intake gasket with a new one than to try to fix the old one. How long it would take to replace the gasket would depend on the model, year and engine type you have.
to replace the intake gasket would be about 4 hours labor. parts would run about $50
umm if it was me i would just replace the motor that gasket is way to expensive to have replaced it costs like (10.00) so i would just replace the motor!!!!!
Yes it would.
Replace gasket why does gasket keep sliding
replace head gasket
take off the head, replace gasket. reinstall head
If you remove the head then of course you replace the head gasket.Where can you get sodium silicate to fix a blown head gasket?Know that adding sodium silicate to an engine is only a temporary fix for a blown head gasket and will not permantly fix the problem. The only permanent fix is to replace the head gasket. I would never add any head gasket fix material to any engine.
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The Intake gasket is leaking, NOT THE HEAD GASKET. Replace the intake gasket
If the gasket is replaced by you, then the only cost would be the replacement gaskets which do not cost much.
Around 500.00. Mostly labor, the gasket is only about 35.00
To replace the oil pan gasket on the Cavalier you need the tool box to open where it is located. After opening, you can proceed to replace the oil pan gasket.
replace head, head gasket, and head bolts.
It is not possible to repair the actual head gasket. Repair of a blown head gasket is to replace the gasket.
cost to replace a head gasket
Replace the gasket.
The only repair for a blown head gasket is to replace the gasket.
It will leak coolant just like it did before you installed a new gasket and you would have wasted time and money as you will have to take it apart again and replace not only the gasket but that cracked head.
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