CHEVY HEAD GASKET REPLACEMENT VS. CRACKED HEAD

2000 Chevrolet Blazer

Tiny

farrellmac

July, 22, 2008 AT 3:03 PM

Engine Cooling problem
2000 Chevy Blazer 6 cyl Four Wheel Drive Automatic 67400 miles

What is the surest way to tell if you have only a head gasket replacement problem instead of a cracked head without taking the engine apart?

I have a car that I want to sell after repair. I have all the symtoms of blown head gasket with white smoke out of tailpipe, missing engine and in fact, a crack and leak in the radiator. However, If head is cracked and requires replacement or new motor, I may sell as is. If it is a head gasket only, I am willing to make investment.

1 Answer

Tiny

Jack42

July, 22, 2008 AT 3:23 PM

No sure way to tell without a teardown. It can go either way with those engines.

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