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Only 24,647 miles on my 2005 Equinox bad head gasket

Only 24,647 miles on my 2005 Equinox, the warranty is up and the my head gasket is bad. What do I do ???

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This is common problem with some GM vehicles. I would go to the dealer and see if they can help you even if it is out of warranty. Your vehicle only has 24,647 miles so it is obvious there was a manufacturing defect. They may repair it out of warranty as a courtesy to you. It is done all the time. Honda just replaced the radio in my car that was out of warranty at no charge. Be pleasant and ask for help. If the dealer refuses then ask for the phone # of the district manager. Call them and if they refuse then you have no choice but to have it repaired and pay of it. Just make sure you tell them this is the last GM vehicle you will ever buy. Immediately get rid of this vehicle as you will have this problem again.

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Are you sure your warranty is up on this? Cause a head gasket should fall in the power train category, which has a longer warranty past the bumper to bumper warranty. I know with honda it is 5 years 60,000 miles on power train. I'm not sure what Chevy is though. If I were you though I would look into this. You might still be covered under power train warranty.

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