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Blown Head Gasket Symptom

Reader question:

Austin, what are the common signs of a blown head gasket in my car?

Susan P.

Howdy Susan,

The most common symptoms of a blown head gasket are:

  • white smoke out exhaust
  • engine misfire and running bad due to water in the cylinders and on the spark plugs
  • engine overheating
  • water in the engine oil


Austin Davis

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