98 Dodge Dakota sport headgasket

Tiny
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  • 1998 DODGE DAKOTA
A friend of mine recently had a water pump go out on his Dakota(2.5l magnum) ~100,000 miles) after his dad drove it about 15 miles the head gaskets were blown, it failed pressure tests, so his brother started to replace the gaskets when I went to help he had one already done so I finished the rest but I never really checked the other one now the engine is running but kinda rough so im wondering if it could be that he did something wrong(which I doubt) or if there may be a cracked head
from his dad driving it on bad gaskets also his check engine light was been on since the repair and that runs rough when warm
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Sunday, November 18th, 2007 AT 9:07 AM

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Tiny
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The heads could be warped or cracked, check that over first.
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Sunday, November 18th, 2007 AT 9:30 AM
Tiny
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Mechanic said there not warped but I need them pressure tested
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Sunday, November 18th, 2007 AT 8:51 PM

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