How to Clean an Old Head Gasket?

Answer Your new head gasket will only work as well as you have managed to clean the old head gasket off your engine block. Any leftover portions will interfere with the ability of your new one to seal and... Read More »

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How to Clean an Engine After a Blown Head Gasket?

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 »

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 »

What is a head gasket?

A head gasket is a manufactured membrane of uniform thickness that rests between the main part of the engine (called the engine block) and the cylinder head on top. Once installed, a head gasket ca... Read More »

How to Know If Your Head Gasket Is Bad?

The head gasket is sits between the engine block and the cylinder head. This gasket seals the engine cylinders to keep coolant from leaking into the engine and to ensure maximum compression of its... Read More »