1998 FORD TAURUS HEAD GASKET TEST

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  • 1998 Ford Taurus

Engine Mechanical problem
1998 Ford Taurus 6 cyl Front Wheel Drive Automatic

what kind of test can you run if any to see if your head gasket is blown I took the thermostat out and it builds up pressure because my coolant and water is gone it might be looseing water while driving thanks

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Tuesday, December 30th, 2008 AT 10:01 PM

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You will need to have the cylinders compression tested. Do you have a frothy oily substance in your overflow tank? Is the exhaust smoking white.?

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Tuesday, December 30th, 2008 AT 10:07 PM

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