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I have just replaced the headgasket on a 4270 Massey Ferguson.When I started UP there is white smoke and the engine runs uneven.The sumpoil is pushing out the radiator coolant.What can be the problem?

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  • Gene May 09, 2017

    Hi GERALD STARBUCK, I want to help you with your question, but I need more information from you. Can you please add details in the comment box? How did it run before the head gasket was replaced? It could be that you did not get the block and head clean enough so the head gasket could seal. A piece of the old gasket could be keeping it from sealing. It sounds like compression from the combustion chamber is entering the cooling system through the water jacket. Let me know how it goes.

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    GERALD STARBUCK May 10, 2017

    Hi.The head was sceemed and pressure tested.The block was properly cleaned.The sump oil is pumped into the the radiator in 2 minutes.[12 litres] Can it be the oil cooler on the side of the engine although I cant found a problem there? What is the correct torque on the headbolts?

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Head gasket could be faulty or the head is warped

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