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Blown head gasket

Blown head gaske. Have chiltons manual. need to repair. what all else can go wrong?

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    fuzzyyyy Jul 02, 2009

    Apparently not head gasket. No water in oil, oil all over engine compartment, have been told may be oil line or pcv system. now need lots of luck and grace of god.

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Drain coolant to be safe,clean and inspect all mating parts for cracks and erosion, goodluck, and remember slow

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