Over heating can blow a head gasket
The most common cause is an engine that overheated.
Anything that causes the engine to run hot, like a faulty thermostat, can cause the head gasket to blow. also say a coolant hose ruptures, all the coolant is then drained from the radiator and the engine is then essentially running with no way to cool down, gasket blows. there are many ways for the engine to run hot, but it is the main reason a head gasket would blow out.
If it was repaired before head might have been warped and wasn't checked, poor quality gasket and or incorrect torque values. A warped head won't seal no matter what you do.
Let the engine overheat will normally blow the head gasket.
blow a gasket, blow a fuse : pushed past some tolerance level into an angry fit.
Yes, a busted head gasket might stall your car if the gasket causes the car to overheat. This can actually blow the heads and cripple the car completely.
Normal wear and tear usually. If you have repeated head gasket failure, there is a problem with the surface or the torquing procedure
A bad head gasket or a cracked head can do that.
It is the head gasket is blown or crack
Normally they blow due to engine overheating. They can sometimes blow for no apparent reason.
Anytime the engine overheats you have the possibility of blowing the head gasket.