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That depends how badly it's blown. Sometimes one of the radiator stop-leak products will work for awhile, but it's only a very temporary fix. Best to do it right and replace the gasket, to prevent further damage due to overheating. Do it yourself for the price of the gasket and the investment of a few hours of your time :)

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