Signs of Head Gasket Problems?

Answer The head gasket is a highly durable seal that is placed between the two components of the engine's head, used to separate the top and bottom halves without allowing any of the necessary engine flui... Read More »

Top Q&A For: Signs of Head Gasket Problems

Signs of a Leaking Head Gasket?

Head gaskets form a seal from the head to the engine block. The head gasket is subject to numerous failures, including bursting at the edges, burning and separating at critical oil-and-water passag... Read More »

Signs of a Blown Head Gasket?

The head gasket on a car performs two important functions. First, it contains the internal combustion process; second, it separates the coolant from the oil as they work their way independently fro... Read More »

Signs of Pressure in a Head Gasket?

The head gasket is a seal in center of the engine block and cylinder head. It maintains pressure in the engine and increases the efficiency of the internal combustion system. Since oil and coolant ... Read More »

Signs of a Cracked Head Gasket?

A head gasket is an important component in internal combustion engines by keeping the coolant and oil separate. According to Dennis Parks, author of "The Complete Guide to Auto Body Repair," a crac... Read More »