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Do you know why water leaks through cylinders 2 and 3? exhaust is removed.

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  • jeff young Nov 06, 2012

    head appears to be warped. am having it resufaced.

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Could be a head gasket

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Falcon is not firing on no.1


Assuming it is getting fuel to the cylinder, and the ignition timing is correct.....

1. Check for spark. (could be a bad spark plug). I have seen plugs that will fire outside of the cylinder, but not when installed. check carefully.
2. If there is spark, get a compression tester. remove the spark plug, replace with the tester, crank the engine a few revolutions. record the reading.
3. Remove the tester and squirt some oil into the cylinder, replace tester and crank engine again - record the result.
4. If step one reads zero...you have a burned exhaust valve or a hole in the piston, unless it is a blown head gasket which usually means there is water in the oil or visa versa. Or...if the head gasket is blown between cylinders, (no oil in water or water in the oil), then you need to do step 1 on the cylinder next to the bad cylinder. It should have a low or zero reading also.
5.If step 1 is a low reading (not zero) and step 2 INCREASES the reading. This means the rings for that cylinder are worn out and the engine should be overhauled.
6. If step 2 does not increase the reading of step 1 and it remains low (not zero), this indicates a leaking or partially burned exhaust valve.

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Why sometime pleinty white smoke came out of exaust


White Smoke...
1. Typically normal condensation in the exhaust system converting to steam once engine is running and producing heat creates white smoke. Typically this lasts only a short period of time until condensation water in the exhaust system is gone.

2. If there is a problem, persistent white exhaust could be an indication of a water leak into the cylinders (e.g. cracked head or leaking head gasket. The good news is, this second case will normally will occur with other problems (e.g. consistent rough idle, or rough engine vibration at specific RPMs). If this is suspect, keep an eye on the oil with the dip stick and during next oil change (If any of the oil appears WHITE, there is a problem.). If this is a suspect problem, a test for the DIY'r mechanic would be to remove all the spark plugs, have another person turn the engine over, and watch for water mist to spray out of one or more cylinders.

Because you said sometimes, this sounds like normal condition.

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Your getting water in your combustion chamber which means you probably have a head gasket leak.

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Have to keep putting water in radiator. The water appears to be leaking out of the muffler and tail pipe. What would cause this?


you have a blown headgasket. take spark plugs out and notice where they came from. if a plug looks clean like new and others look brown ,used, that is the cylinder that it is leaking into. also note the color of the oil. normal dark brown or is it overfull and a milky tanish brown. those also indicate a headgasket. But it is possible to have only one symptom and not the other or both.

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How would i know if a head gasket is cracked or leaking if i dont see the water.for a 2000 cadillac deville


Well there are a lot of things to look for and they are .
1st the engine would sound differant slight hissing or running a little rougher on idle or pick up.
2nd if head gasket is starting to blow between 2 cylinders then you will get a back firing through the exhaust or carby {depending on what cylinder is blowing to what cylinder} and if you are loosing water then you will see it in steam form coming out of the tail pipe of the exhaust and engine could be breathing steam back into A cylinder which would also make it run a bit rough.
BUT IF all the cylinders are running well and you are loosing water and cannot find the cause then it could be blowing out of the overflow tank on the side of the engine,and check on the thermostat as that can alsogive you the same problems.
So let me know how you get on
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How to know if I have a blown head gasket what is the symptom. 1999 Cadillac deville


The following are the most important symptoms with severity:

1. Leaking radiator.
2. Overheating and change of oil to milky appearance.
3. White smoke from exhaust
4. Coolant leaks.
5. Low of compression.
6. Coolant in cylinders.

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Cylinder Head Removal & Installation To Remove:
  1. Remove the intake manifold.
  2. Remove the timing belt.
  3. Disconnect the exhaust pipe from the manifold.
  4. Remove the water outlet pipe and o-rings.
  5. Remove the water passage assembly.
  6. Remove the water pipe assembly.
  7. Remove the breather hose and spark plug cables from the rocker covers.
  8. Remove the rocker cover.
  9. Disconnect the camshaft position sensor connector.
  10. Loosen the cylinder head mounting bolts in 3 steps, using the reverse of the installation sequence. Lift the cylinder head assembly and remove the head gasket.
To Install:
  1. Clean the engine and cylinder head sealing surfaces.
  2. Install the new gasket on the engine with the identification mark facing up and to the front.
  3. Using 3 even steps, torque the head bolts in sequence, to 76-83 ft-lbs. (105-115 Nm). Cylinder head bolt tightening sequence 7924ug13l.gif
  4. Connect the camshaft position sensor connector.
  5. Install the rocker cover.
  6. Install the breather hose and spark plug cables from the rocker covers.
  7. Install the water pipe assembly.
  8. Install the water passage assembly.
  9. Install the water outlet pipe and o-rings.
  10. Disconnect the exhaust pipe from the manifold.
  11. Install the timing belt.
  12. Install the intake manifold.
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Cylinderhead torque stc.


Cylinder Head Removal & Installation SOHC To Remove:
  1. Relieve fuel system pressure.
  2. Remove timing belt cover. Camshaft timing marks kia-03-20-7032.gif

  3. Turn crankshaft until timing mark on front housing and the arrow "2" on the camshaft pulley align.
  4. Loosen lock bolt on tensioner.
  5. Pry tensioner away from timing belt and tighten lock bolt to relieve tension on the timing belt.
  6. Remove timing belt from camshaft pulley.
  7. Disconnect battery negative cable.
  8. Remove 3 bolts that secure accelerator cable and air intake hose to cylinder head cover.
  9. Detach accelerator cable and place off to side.
  10. Remove the following;
    • Air hose
    • Air ISC air hose
    • Breather hose
    • Vacuum hose from air intake hose
  11. Disconnect mass air flow sensor electrical connector.
  12. Remove air intake hose.
  13. Remove PCV valve from cylinder head cover.
  14. Remove ISC air hose from idle speed actuator.
  15. Remove air hose from behind intake manifold.
  16. Remove 2 screws from high tension wire protectors.
  17. Detach wire loom from holder at rear of cylinder head cover.
  18. Detach vacuum tube at rear of cylinder head cover.
  19. Remove vacuum pipe. Cylinder Head Cover kia-03-20-7042.gif

  20. Remove 7 cylinder head cover bolts.
  21. Remove cylinder head cover and gasket.
  22. Disconnect 2 ignition coil electrical connectors.
  23. Disconnect 2 fuel injection electrical connectors at rear of cylinder head.
  24. Disconnect the following electrical connectors;
    • Oxygen sensor
    • Throttle position sensor
    • Idle speed actuator
    • Oil pressure switch
    • EGR vacuum solenoid valve at intake manifold
  25. Disconnect heater hose from elbow.
  26. Disconnect brake booster vacuum hose and cruise control vacuum hose from surge tank.
  27. Detach wire harness from rear of cylinder head.
  28. Disconnect purge control solenoid vacuum hose from intake manifold.
  29. Disconnect fuel hose from fuel connector assembly.
  30. Remove grounding bracket.
  31. Remove 4 bolts and intake manifold bracket.
  32. Remove starter.
  33. Detach water bypass hose from bypass pipe.
  34. Disconnect water hoses from oil cooler.
  35. Disconnect fuel hose from fuel pipe.
  36. Remove exhaust manifold heat shield.
  37. Remove exhaust flange nuts and front exhaust bracket bolt.
  38. Lower exhaust system. Cylinder head bolt loosening sequence kia-03-20-7050.gif

  39. Loosen cylinder head bolts in 3 steps in proper sequence.
  40. Remove cylinder head bolts and washers.
  41. Remove cylinder head, intake manifold and exhaust manifold as an assembly.
To Install:
  1. Install NEW cylinder head gasket.
  2. Install cylinder head, intake manifold and exhaust manifold as an assembly.
  3. Tighten cylinder head bolts in 3 steps in reverse sequence that was used during removal. Tighten bolts to 62 ft lb (84 Nm).
  4. Install front exhaust bracket bolt. Tighten bolt to 20 ft lb (27 Nm).
  5. Install NEW lower exhaust flange gasket and 3 nuts. Tighten nuts to 24 ft lb (31 Nm).
  6. Install exhaust manifold heat shield. Tighten nuts to 35 in lb (4 Nm).
  7. Connect fuel hose to pipe.
  8. Connect 2 hoses to oil cooler.
  9. Attach water bypass hose to bypass pipe.
  10. Install starter and bolts. Tighten bolts to 34 ft lb (46 Nm).
  11. Install intake manifolds bracket and 4 bolts. Tighten bolts to 32 ft lb (45 Nm).
  12. Install grounding bracket.
  13. Connect fuel hose to fuel connector assembly.
  14. Connect the following electrical connectors;
    • Oxygen sensor
    • Throttle position sensor
    • Idle speed actuator
    • Oil pressure switch
    • EGR vacuum solenoid valve at intake manifold
  15. Connect purge control solenoid vacuum hose to intake manifold.
  16. Attach wire harness from rear of cylinder head.
  17. Connect brake booster vacuum hose and cruise control vacuum hose to surge tank.
  18. Connect heater hose to elbow.
  19. Connect 2 fuel injection electrical connectors at rear of cylinder head.
  20. Connect 2 ignition coil electrical connectors.
  21. Install cylinder head cover.
  22. Install 7 cylinder head cover bolts. Tighten bolts to 60 in lb (7 Nm).
  23. Install vacuum pipe and 2 bolts at rear of cylinder head cover. Tighten bolts to 60 in lb (7 Nm).
  24. Connect vacuum tube to pipe.
  25. Connect loom holder to rear of cylinder head cover.
  26. Install 2 screws to high tension wire protectors.
  27. Install air hose to behind intake manifold.
  28. Install ISC air hose to idle speed actuator.
  29. Install PCV valve to cylinder head cover.
  30. Install air intake hose.
  31. Connect mass air flow sensor electrical connector.
  32. Install the following;
    • Air hose
    • Air ISC air hose
    • Breather hose
    • Vacuum hose from air intake hose
  33. Attach accelerator cable.
  34. Install 3 bolts that secure accelerator cable and air intake hose to cylinder head cover. Timing belt pulley timing marks kia-03-20-7035.gif

    NOTE: Timing belt pulley timing mark and timing mark must be aligned.
    Camshaft timing marks kia-03-20-7032.gif

    NOTE: The arrow at "2" on camshaft pulley must be aligned with timing mark on front housing.
  35. Install timing belt.
  36. Install timing belt cover.
  37. Pressurize fuel system.
  38. Start engine and check ignition timing.

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Heater not working


If you have a very clean tail pipe the water is going through the engine. This happens when the head gasket starts leaking from the water jacket into the cylinder and then is pushed out thru the tail pipe via the exhaust of the engine cylinder.

Here is a quick way to check for a blown / leaking head gasket. First start of the day remove the radiator cap and fill the radiator all the way to the ring area. Leave the cap off and start the vehicle. If it pushes lots of water out of the cap hole as you accelerate the engine then the head gasket is leaking into the water jacket of the engine.

You can possibly locate the cylinder that is causing the problem by removing the spark plugs one at a time. When you come across the very clean spark plug in comparison to all of the rest that is the cylinder that is leaking.

The only real fix for this is removal and replacement of the head gasket.

Thanks for using FixYa.

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Removing and installing complete water pump (M52 / S52 /M52TU/ M54 / M56)

Remove alternator
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Note: M52/S52 The water drain plug is located on the exhaust side between cylinders 4 and 5 in the engine block (illustration).
M52TU / M54 / M56 The water drain plug is located on the exhaust side on cylinder 2 in the engine block.
Drain and dispose of coolant.

Installation:
Replace seal.
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