How Do I Know If Head Gasket Is Blown Or The Seal Broke

Tiny
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  • 1998 PONTIAC BONNEVILLE
  • 240,000 MILES

I can see coolant everytime someone revs the car and I can smell it

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Sunday, January 15th, 2012 AT 5:00 PM

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Tiny
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Have it checmically and pressure tested-

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Sunday, January 15th, 2012 AT 5:09 PM
Tiny
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Heres a picture of where it leaks

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Sunday, January 15th, 2012 AT 5:29 PM
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It seems like its leaking thru the intake manifold gasket-

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Sunday, January 15th, 2012 AT 5:42 PM
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I replace the intake about 3 years ago but what can I do to fix it if its my head gasket or intake

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Monday, January 16th, 2012 AT 3:23 AM
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You will have to do the chemical and pressure test first, you need to prove the integrity of the gasket first.

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