1997 Mercury Mystique Repair Question
1997 Mercury Mystique/blown head gasket
who changed the gasket? Most important when you remove the head you must machine it so it's flat again. While the machine shop has it the also check for cracks! sounds like somebody missed one...just hope it's the head and not the block. If all propper machineing and checks were done, then someone goofed the gasket install. Maybe it was put in upside down? Sometimes a special sealant is required on head bolts.
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