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Blown head gasket on 1996 Saturn SC1

The mechanic says many hundreds of $ if damage is worse than a blown head gasket, like a cracked head or block. I would like to remove the head myself to check the head and block. If it is only a gasket put it in and reinstall the head. If it's worse to scrap the car.

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its a lot of work to get the cylinder head off before you replace the gasket and when the head is off,you will need to have it skimmed or it will blow the gasket again. you will also have to set your engine timing at rebuild so unless your a wiz with cars see a garage. Could cost you anthing over 1600 dollars

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Probably not head gasket,Cracked head common.

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