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What Causes a Blown Head Gasket?

What Causes a Blown Head Gasket?

Your car engine works at extreme temperatures with high heat involved. When this heat gets too much, your engine will overheat leading to a blown head gasket in your engine. The extra heat causes the engine block and cylinder head to expand too much that causes a failure in your head gasket making it necessary for you to replace it. The problem is when your head gaskets fail, you are left with very few options, the best of which is to have it replaced by a licensed professional. As soon as you notice any symptoms of a bad cylinder head gasket, it is best to take action. If you wait, it may cause irreversible damage to your engine. Symptoms include; coolant leaking from the open drain lines or the entire cooling system, loud noises coming from the engine, and bubbling from the radiator. There are some precautionary measures you should be aware of when it comes to replacing a coolant, however. One of the most important steps when it comes to preventing blown head gasket causes is to ma ... read more

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