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Heater in car not working for two days now engine overheated. is it cracked pipe or headgasket

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Check water level in cooling system and top up if required.Start engine and observe if there is any water coming out if you rev it.If there is then head gasket needs done, else you are very lucky.If there is no heater it means your system is empty or not functioning.Be careful as it this is only a cracked pipe and there is no water in it then you may have damaged the head gasket.

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SOUNDS LIKE YOU HAVE A BLOWN HEAD GASKET, BUT HAVE A SHOP PRESSURE TEST THE COOLING SYSTEM TO DETERMINE THE EXACT PROBLEM.

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