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How long can you drive your truck with blown head gasket?

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2009-01-29 14:33:23
2009-01-29 14:33:23

You can drive it for as long as pie tastes good!

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This would depend on the year and make of the truck. In general, an older truck would sell for 1500 dollars or so with a blown head gasket.

Sure you CAN, but if you do continue to run an engine with a blown head gasket you will destroy the engine. Do not run any engine with a blown head gasket or you will be buying a new engine.

It is not wise to drive with a blown head gasket. If you continue driving with a blown gasket, eventually your car will over heat and the engine will seize up. This can cause accidents if it occurs while driving.

In some cases, a car with a blown head gasket can be driven. However, it can lead to some bigger car problems down the line.

Because the head gasket is blown.

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what are you asking here? PLease be more specific ...like - how do I know if my head gasket is blown, or what do I do about a blown head gasket ......

I think that means you have a blown head gasket. I am no mechanic though.

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.

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

No, it will let the engine run, but overheat very quickly.

Do not drive this car. Repair immediately. Blown head gasket or cracked head.

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.

Every minute you drive a vehicle with a blown head gasket there is just that more severe internal engine damage. Drive it long enough and you will be buying a new engine or at the very least having this one completely rebuilt.

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

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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remove head and replace gasket :)


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