Cylinder Head Problems?

Answer Problems with the cylinder head develop from lack of maintenance, wear or failed components. A skilled auto technician may be able to fix some of these problems without the need to remove the head ... Read More »

Top Q&A For: Cylinder Head Problems

How to Detect Car Cylinder Head Problems?

Your cylinder is an important component in your car engine's operation and performance. Your head gasket seals the cylinder head; there is an opening in your cylinder that allows coolant to transfe... Read More »

Cylinder Head Gasket Problems & Symptoms?

The head gasket, located between the cylinder head and the engine block, is an important part of the internal combustion engine's cooling system. Its primary function is to limit heat generated by... Read More »

How do I Identify a Ford Cylinder Head by the Letters on the Head?

Identifying the Ford cylinder head code stamp can be quite easy, aside from the fact that certain makes must actually have the head removed to read the code, which appears on the underside of the h... Read More »

How to Tighten a Cylinder Head?

Detonating fuel creates enormous pressures on the space between the cylinder head and the engine block. A gasket seals the space and must be supported by the head bolts keeping the head and block t... Read More »