How do I test for a bad cylinder head?

Answer An engine's cylinder head contains the intake and exhaust valves, and also the combustion chamber. Cylinder heads are subject to extreme temperatures and pressure, which makes them susceptible to p... Read More »

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How to Pressure-Test a Cylinder Head?

The combustion chamber must contain hot gases if the engine is to work efficiently and last a long time. The cylinder head forms the top of the combustion chamber and contains the exhaust and inta... Read More »

What Is a Cylinder Head Gasket Leak Test?

A head gasket creates the seal between the engine block and head. A cylinder head gasket leak test is a method of determining if the head gasket has failed without removing the head and visually in... Read More »

How to Test the Cylinder Head on a 1993 Mazda B2600i?

If you blow a head gasket on the 1993 Mazda B2600I, the engine will overheat. You should test the rest of the cooling system first to ensure that there are no other leaks. Once you determine that t... 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 »