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What are the possible causes of the failure light flashing on the pentax hidrometer water head smarthead?

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SOURCE: 2001 jaguar 4.0 supercharged have water in left bank isolated to rear cyl wondering if this is possible supercharger failure or head gasket/head failure?

This is a total guess. But I have worked on many a super chargers and the coolant ports don't run the entire length of them. Just at the throttle area. In and out ports. Gaskets and heads are the most likely spots of concern. I can, as you could look at the gaskets and see a bad spot. But head jobs are automatic. Send them out and have them checked for flatness and cracks.

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