answersLogoWhite

0

What causes a gasket to blow?

User Avatar

Wiki User

โˆ™ 2004-12-22 10:10:40

Best Answer

Defective gasket, poor installation, warped head, heat. Heat is the major cause.

User Avatar

Wiki User

โˆ™ 2004-12-22 10:10:40
This answer is:
User Avatar
Study guides

Add your answer:

Earn +20 pts
Q: What causes a gasket to blow?
Write your answer...
Submit
Still have questions?
magnify glass
imp
Related questions

What Causes a blown engine?

Over heating can blow a head gasket


What causes a head gasket to blow?

The most common cause is an engine that overheated.


What causes a head gasket on a car to blow?

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.


How can a head gasket blow in a week?

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.


How do blow a head gasket?

Let the engine overheat will normally blow the head gasket.


What does the idiom blow a gasket mean?

blow a gasket, blow a fuse : pushed past some tolerance level into an angry fit.


Would a busted head gasket stall your car?

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.


What causes the head Gasket to blow on a Harley Davidson sporster?

Normal wear and tear usually. If you have repeated head gasket failure, there is a problem with the surface or the torquing procedure


What causes exhaust to blow in radiator in 1987 Buick le Sabre v-6?

A bad head gasket or a cracked head can do that.


What causes a 1992 Mercedes Benz Station Wagon after it idles for a long period of time to blow blue smoke like you have just blown a head gasket?

It is the head gasket is blown or crack


How do you blow an head gasket?

Normally they blow due to engine overheating. They can sometimes blow for no apparent reason.


How do you you blow a head gasket?

Anytime the engine overheats you have the possibility of blowing the head gasket.

People also asked