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Hi head gasket

Well the motor is going great its just the water keeps vapourising so all we do is keep filinng the water up and it goes great

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    How much do you think it would cost for a head gasket change for a pegout 106


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Hi, we in our garage have used a new product that actualy seals the leak.
Yes its hard to believe so we tried it on a tractor of 130hp & so far so good 2 months on.
It sells for about £50 in our local car parts wholesalers.
But when I get to my garage tomorrow I will check up on the name of it.
Worth a try & if it works on your car it will save you a fortune as all I can say is that you prob have a cracked head.
Common for Rolls Royce engines.

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Before you venture in to an expensive repair - try something cheap like test or change out the radiator cap. It causes the same to happen.

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From description, looks like the head gasket is starting to go.

Cars can still run for many miles even when the head gasket lose his grip, and water is getting into the engine.

In this case the car will have less compression, but will drive the same, until the head gasket goes completely.

At a certain point the head gasket will fail completely, the water gets vapourized immediately in large quantity inside the engine, and the car won't drive anymore, leaving the driver in the middle of the road.

Once I have driven a car with head gasket problems for over 10K miles, before it blew in the middle of the motorway, not a good experience.

My suggestion is taking the car to a garage to fix the head gasket, before getting in troubles.

Posted on Oct 24, 2008

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    Ginko Oct 24, 2008

    The gasket kit costs about $50, that is 40 euros or thirty pounds more or less. The job to fit the gasket is expensive, and depends on the garage.
    Here in UK you do not pay less than 250 pounds labour.


    The head gasket replacement must be performed by a mechanic, as is not a simple operation.

    The head gasket for the Rolls is more expensive.


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