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What Are the Signs of An Engine Head Gasket Leak?

What Are the Signs of An Engine Head Gasket Leak?

A head gasket is a crucial part of your engine, and you can find it along the cylinder head and engine block. The head gasket is in charge of blocking engine fluids from getting leaked into the cylinders. In a nutshell, the engine head gasket is designed to keep fluids away from each other. Due to its location under the hood, a head gasket faces extreme temperatures day in and day out, making it susceptible to leaks.    There are particular signs and symptoms to look for if you suspect a blown head gasket which eventually leads to a gasket leak. Besides an apparent leak, you can also investigate your exhaust fumes to give you any hints about your head gaskets. If you see a blue-ish or light gray exhaust smoke after starting your car, they may have a leaky head gasket. Smoke is never a good sign for your vehicle, so you need to check to see if your engine is on the brink of overheating. You may also find bubbling in your radiator.    Another sign to look for is d ... read more

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