CAN I DRIVE MY CAR WITH A CRACKED HEAD?

  • Tiny
  • Rechard
  • 1995 Toyota Corolla

I have a 1995 toyota corolla and I believe my head is cracked what could happen if I keep driveing it?

Saturday, September 8th, 2012 AT 11:45 PM

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  • ImpalaSS
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Eventually the car will not drive. You can also end up doing more and more damage. If the oil and antifreeze is mixing then you may have to flush your entire cooling system. An oil change is a definite. Also, the antifreeze can be diluting the oil thus more damage to the bearings and other components. Best option change the head

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Sunday, September 9th, 2012 AT 2:00 AM
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  • KHLow2008
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Heads seldom cracks, most problems are caused by a bad head gasket due to overheating.

Continued driving would get you stranded sooner or later and instead of head repairs, you might need a new engine by then.

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Sunday, September 9th, 2012 AT 11:11 AM

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