BLOWN HEAD GASKET EXTERNAL NOT INTERNAL DOUBT ...

  • Tiny
  • ninastone
  • 1999 Ford Escort
  • 88,000 miles

Blown head gasket external not internal doubt has cracked head mechanic said
d get new used engine

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Monday, April 8th, 2013 AT 12:08 AM

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  • Tiny
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What is your question?

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Monday, April 8th, 2013 AT 12:10 AM
  • Tiny
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Is it better to just get a new used engine or just fix gasket

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Monday, April 8th, 2013 AT 12:22 AM
  • Tiny
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When they remove the head it has to be checked, in my expierence, I have replaced the heads in most cases from cracks and that drives up the bill big time.

A good used engine would be a better choice

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Monday, April 8th, 2013 AT 12:27 AM
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Even if its JUST a gasket not cracked head cause there is no white smoke or antifreeze or oil water mix

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Monday, April 8th, 2013 AT 12:29 AM
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You wont know till it is disassembled.

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Monday, April 8th, 2013 AT 12:37 AM

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