OVER HEATING

1995 Saturn

Tiny

toyota58

March, 8, 2008 AT 9:16 AM

Engine Cooling problem
1995 Other Saturn Models 4 cyl Front Wheel Drive Automatic 110000 miles

how can I be sure if I have a blown head gasket I don't have any water in my oil and how complicated is it to fix

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1 Answer

Tiny

rasmataz

March, 9, 2008 AT 5:10 PM

Try replacing the thermostat-not it do the following below: Have it block and pressure tested-do the block first to pinpoint a combustion leaking into the cooling system or a gas analyzer to sniff for hydrocarbons at the radiator fill neck.

Pressure test: do not do a pressure test if there's leakage at the headgasket this might cause coolant into the cylinders and lock it up or bend a connecting rod if cranked thereafter. The headgasket should be repaired before doing the pressure test.

If the block and pressure test passes check the following: Thermostat, Pressure test the Rad. Cap, Clogged radiator, Fan clutch, Radiator electrical fan, collaspe hoses, water pump.

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