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head gasket

Discussion in 'General Tech and Maintenance' started by tbuck23, Apr 10, 2007.

  1. tbuck23

    tbuck23 New Member

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    how do u know if your head gasket is bad
     
  2. dbone_vtec

    dbone_vtec HONDA 4 LIFE

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    tan oil "coffee"

    oil balls in your coolant resivior

    not so sweet smelling white smoke out exaust (burns nose, eyes water)

    ;) "D"
     
  3. tbuck23

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    i have white smoke coming out the tail pipe any other singe to look for
     
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    dbone_vtec HONDA 4 LIFE

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    Hard To Start

    Sputters

    White Smoke;)

    Head Gasket OR CRACKED HEAD
     
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    blown head gasket white smoke is coolant geting in ur Cylinder
     
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    dbone_vtec HONDA 4 LIFE

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    yup
     
  7. tbuck23

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    so what sure i do then replase the head
     
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    dbone_vtec HONDA 4 LIFE

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    what you (should) do is remove the head and inspect it and the gasket.

    An automotive machine shop will check the head out for about $150

    and tell you if its still good or if you have any bent valves;) "D"
     
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