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93 Caravan Anti-freeze leak

Anti-freeze is leaking into the motor and burning off resulting in engine overheating and no heat in cabin.
Mechanic says head gaskets must be replaced.
Is there any other alternative?

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Some leak sealers (sliver nitrate) have had some limited success in repairing coolant leaks. Beware, even if it seals the leak its probably temporary and may clog your thermostat which will need replacing. Odds are probably pretty good your mechanic has it right. Coolant flowing directly into the motor and burning off through the exhaust is a classic sign of a blown head gasket.

Posted on May 08, 2009

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Not really. The head gasket is not mendable from outside with epoxy or inside with sealers. Good luck.

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