1999 QUESTIONS FOR ALL CARS HEAD GASKET

  • Tiny
  • lyndsey
  • 1999 Rover

Engine Mechanical problem
1999 Questions for all other cars 4 cyl Two Wheel Drive Manual 69,000 miles

can I still drive a rover 1.4 for short distances if I suspect it needs a new head gasket. Also can you give me a rough price for a replacement?

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Monday, November 17th, 2008 AT 4:55 AM

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  • mhpautos
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Hi there,

The more you drive it the more damage you will do, to the point that the head may be unrepairable if it cracks internally, so I would only drive it to be repaired, as for cost, there are to many variable and it will be needed to be inspected when removed to make an accurate estimate.

Mark (mhpautos)

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