How to Clean an Engine After a Blown Head Gasket?

Answer Maintaining a car requires effort. Certain things will happen over time on any vehicle. However, doing your own repairs and maintenance can save a lot of money, such as fixing a blown head gasket. ... Read More »

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Test Engine for a Blown Head Gasket?

Car engines produce a lot of heat, controlled by the coolant system. If the coolant system fails, even partially, it is possible the excess heat will affect the integrity of the engine's head gasket.

Symptoms of a Blown Head Gasket in a Small Engine?

A car's head gasket is one of the most critical parts of the vehicle's engine system. It functions as a seal in between the cylinder head of an engine and the engine block, and prevents air, coolan... Read More »

How to Check for a Bad or a Blown Head Gasket on a 1985 Dodge 2.2 Non-Turbo Engine?

The 2.2 liter single overhead cam (SOHC) L4 engine was a common engine used in many Dodge models in 1985. A non turbo-charged version of the engine found service in the 600, Aries, Charger, Dayton... Read More »

How to Clean the Surfaces When Replacing a Blown Head Gasket?

Cleaning the surfaces where the new valve cover gasket will seat is extremely important. If the surface is dirty or damaged in any way, the seal will not fit properly and the valve cover could leak... Read More »