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  • Tiny
  • aranman
  • 1988 Toyota Pickup
  • 131,000 miles

Cylinder #4 not firing
engine overheating after 15mins of driving
losing coolant not sure where
no heat in heater,
sometimes I can see blue smoke coming from cylinder #4 area

mechanic has told me I need to replace the head gasket, but fears opening a can of expensive worms thereafter

Thursday, November 17th, 2011 AT 8:02 PM

1 Answer

  • Tiny
  • mhpautos
  • Expert
  • 29,790 posts

Sounds like a blown head gasket, check fore signs of coolant in No 4 cyl, I do think that this will be your problem.

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Friday, November 18th, 2011 AT 1:15 PM

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