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BLOWN HEAD GASKET, WHAT CAN I DO TO HELP IT NOT GET WORST WHILE I SAVE UP TO FIX IT?

2001 Chevrolet Monte Carlo • 157 miles

Car over heats so I used water and has helped. Engine shakes like crazy while stoped.
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MonteRyanCarlo
April 24, 2012.



Do you see white smoke coming out of the tail pipe?

Rasmataz
Apr 24, 2012.
Yes there was white smoke, now im not sure still think is is some but, what happen was it overheated and I saw that I had no prestone/antifreeze in my rad/coolent. Thast why it over heated. But there was white smoke that came out of the tailpipe
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Tiny
MonteRyanCarlo
Apr 24, 2012.
Have it block and pressure tested to find out more

Rasmataz
Apr 24, 2012.
Done it already, there's prestone in my oil. My oil looks like a light brown liquid. With while film

Tiny
MonteRyanCarlo
Apr 24, 2012.
Replace the headgasket if its actaully blown

Rasmataz
Apr 24, 2012.
How much does that cost?

Tiny
MonteRyanCarlo
Apr 25, 2012.
Doing both heads and all the gaskets and fluids, around 1500-1800

Roy

ASEMaster6371
Apr 25, 2012.
Its to late for head gasket its all in my engine and now I have no oil pressure. I got a deal on a 2002 monte carlo ss engine for 300$? Just installing is more but installing this engine will it effect my radio?

Tiny
MonteRyanCarlo
Apr 25, 2012.
It shouldn't affect the radio.

Rasmataz
Apr 25, 2012.
Cuz friend said I have a code on my radio, but yeah its just the install is alot. But it will be worth it cuz the engine is finished

Tiny
MonteRyanCarlo
Apr 25, 2012.

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