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Water in cylander heads,no visible cracks and no water in oil

Why am I getting water in cylander heads, no water in oil and no visible cracks please help

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For water to get into all cylinder heads the head bolt tension is not as it should be. This comes from mainly 2 items . one is that the head is warped and is not tightening evenly and two the head stud holes are full of water and a hydraulic lock has formed before bolt tension was sufficient to hold the head down. If there is any water /oil or rust /gunk in the holes then the studs bottom out before attaining the proper head tension. Cracks can be under the exhaust valves

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