OK SO IM WORKING ON A 96 TOYOTA 4RUNNER V6 AND ...

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  • alfredm8702
  • 1996 Toyota 4Runner

Ok so I'm working on a 96 Toyota 4runner v6 and it was having a over heating issue the heads were previously worked on by a shop but they got shut down the truck over heats really fast the radiator fan clutch water pump thermo stat everything was replaced I though maybe the shop put the wrong headgaskets so I removed the heads and it looked like a few water jackets were blocked and there was build up on the v jackets on the head gaskets im taking in the heads tomorrow for pressure testing, went to autozone to order new head gaskets and they looked almost similar but with different water jacket holes could this be the reason for over heating? Any info would help

Tuesday, January 8th, 2013 AT 1:58 AM

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  • Jacobandnickolas
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If the water jackets are blocked, yes, it could cause it to over heat.

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Tuesday, January 8th, 2013 AT 2:02 AM
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If I take a picture of the head gaskets could u tell me if its the wrong one?

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Tuesday, January 8th, 2013 AT 2:07 AM
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  • Jacobandnickolas
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I can try, but it will be hard from a picture.

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Tuesday, January 8th, 2013 AT 2:11 AM
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I don't know if it sent I'm doing this from a mobile

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Tuesday, January 8th, 2013 AT 2:18 AM
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I didn't get it.

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Tuesday, January 8th, 2013 AT 2:51 AM
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Oh well thank u for your help its much appreciated

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Tuesday, January 8th, 2013 AT 2:53 AM
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Let me know how things work out for you.

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Tuesday, January 8th, 2013 AT 3:14 AM

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