2003 Dodge Durango head gaskets


Engine Mechanical problem
2003 Dodge Durango V8 Four Wheel Drive Automatic 89000 miles

recently I took my vehicle to a mechanic shop to have my heads redone and after returning it to them twice I got it back tonight and they have ran stop leak through the engine coolant ant my oil reservoir smells like there is a gas mixture in it. Is this normal? Oil pressure light is coming on and off and they "fixed" this by welding a oil plug in and over a month they have had my car and I am scared to take it back for the third time.1 month later and 1800 dollars my vehicle is worse than before I took it in and to begin with it only would get slightly hot while at idle but when you accelerated it would go back to normal. Now I believe my vehicle is not driveable. Considering lawsuit. They told me I had to drive it in its current condition for 500 miles.I believe that is so the gasket repair they put in can set up.

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Thursday, February 11th, 2010 AT 6:07 PM

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Absolutley not! That is not acceptable and I would address those questions with them right away and don't drive it anymore than you havr to before taking it back.

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