Okay guys I took the car to garage thay said I t had a blown head gasket will cost me a lot 1000/more

Tiny
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But thay did not answer my? Why the car would not start /your thoughts on this please /remember it would idle bad untill engine light went out /3seconds/ and it was fine /but now it will not start unless I take out 1of the plugs clean it /it starts up /and runs great I thought it was the distributor /makeing it not start /because the coils are made to the dis/ would steelseal stop the gasket leak I just cant afford thr1000 /to repair at this time

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Saturday, June 23rd, 2012 AT 12:49 AM

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Tiny
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One more thing there is no water in my oil and my car has never overheated never ran hot temp gauge always in the norm

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Saturday, June 23rd, 2012 AT 12:51 AM
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Do a compression test

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Saturday, June 23rd, 2012 AT 12:56 AM
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Saturday, June 23rd, 2012 AT 1:05 AM
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Thank you iwill let you

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Saturday, June 23rd, 2012 AT 1:09 AM
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Hi:
You really should check compression. It is something you can do yourself. There are step by step instructions on our homepage under the diy section.

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