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Q: What else could cause head gasket to fail in 1996 Saturn SL2 other than history of low coolant?
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What is the cause of my 2003 Saturn L200 using a lot of coolant?

It's either a leak or a head gasket.


What will cause coolant to get in oil head gasket or intake gasket?

The Intake gasket is leaking, NOT THE HEAD GASKET. Replace the intake gasket


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Bad head gasket or cracked head. If you continue to drive it you will cause serious damage to internal engine parts.


What would cause coolant to get in 1 cylinder?

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Could a blown valve cover gasket cause oil to mix with coolant?

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Nope


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What would cause water to leak out of a 1996 Saturn?

I think you may be referring to coolant leaking from engine? engine coolant or water can leak from any coolant hose or heater hose, waterpump, thermostat housing etc, wurse case the head gasket is leaking coolant externally, need a pro to check it out


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What happens if you have a faulty head gasket?

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Will a blown head gasket cause your car not to turn on?

Yes if a cylinder has filled with coolant otherwise, no.


Will a bad timing gasket on a 1996 Camaro cause a coolant leak?

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What would cause all of your coolant in your 2001 jaguar xj8 to leak out?

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