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No compression after overheating

Thermostat stuck and the radator seam split now the engine spins freely

i removed cam cover both cams and lifters appear to be okay
its a 2001 elantra 2.0L, but no compression on gauge, also no foreign matter on dipstick..ie.. coolant and doesnt show overfilled

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  • fdb212 Dec 17, 2008

    head gasket was blown and cylinder walls were coated with antifreeze, not allowing rings to seat. replaced gasket cleaned cylinder walls, new radiator and oil change and am going for another 100k miles thanks for your input

  • yadayada
    yadayada May 11, 2010

    the engine is toast as we say, replace it.

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Bet cha five bucks you have a blown head gasket. Head is likely warped as well! Like the man says TOAST!!!!
If you do swap engines, flush and drain trans fluid... It's likely overheated and garbage as well.

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