1998 CADILLAC DEVILLE NORTHSTAR V8 HEAD GASKET

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1998 Cadillac Deville V8 Front Wheel Drive Automatic 106000 miles

Is it even a good idea to repair a bad head gasket on a 1998 Cadillac Deville? The dealership quoted $4000 which I will pay, but is it really even a good idea or just going to end up being a nightmare?

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Sunday, November 16th, 2008 AT 12:30 AM

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If your are certain a head gasket is what is needed then you should replace it. They have to tear down the engine to replace the head gasket which is why a dealership is charging $4,000. V8 engine is large engine so that is also the reason for the large price tag. The engine will be fine if that is your worry. I hope this answered your question.

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