BLOWN HEAD GASKET, WHAT CAN I DO TO HELP IT NOT GET WORST WHILE I SAVE UP TO FIX IT?

2001 Chevrolet Monte Carlo

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MonteRyanCarlo

April, 24, 2012 AT 9:44 PM

Car over heats so I used water and has helped. Engine shakes like crazy while stoped.

10 Answers

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rasmataz

April, 24, 2012 AT 9:49 PM

Do you see white smoke coming out of the tail pipe?

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MonteRyanCarlo

April, 24, 2012 AT 9:58 PM

Yes there was white smoke, now im not sure still think is is some but, what happen was it overheated and I saw that I had no prestone/antifreeze in my rad/coolent. Thast why it over heated. But there was white smoke that came out of the tailpipe

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rasmataz

April, 24, 2012 AT 10:00 PM

Have it block and pressure tested to find out more

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MonteRyanCarlo

April, 24, 2012 AT 10:06 PM

Done it already, there's prestone in my oil. My oil looks like a light brown liquid. With while film

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rasmataz

April, 24, 2012 AT 11:14 PM

Replace the headgasket if its actaully blown

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MonteRyanCarlo

April, 25, 2012 AT 12:15 AM

How much does that cost?

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ASEMaster6371

April, 25, 2012 AT 12:31 AM

Doing both heads and all the gaskets and fluids, around 1500-1800

Roy

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MonteRyanCarlo

April, 25, 2012 AT 5:19 PM

Its to late for head gasket its all in my engine and now I have no oil pressure. I got a deal on a 2002 monte carlo ss engine for 300$? Just installing is more but installing this engine will it effect my radio?

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rasmataz

April, 25, 2012 AT 5:27 PM

It shouldn't affect the radio.

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MonteRyanCarlo

April, 25, 2012 AT 7:49 PM

Cuz friend said I have a code on my radio, but yeah its just the install is alot. But it will be worth it cuz the engine is finished

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