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How do u kno if your head gasket are cracked - 1999 Kia Sportage

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If you have a blown head gasket the best way to tell is check the oil and see if it has water in it. It will e milky or gray. Also, check the radiator and see if there is oil in it. This isnt a problem to ignore, you wil want to address it immediately.

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Two tell tale signs are your oil --overfilled and looks like chocolate milk--and white smoke coming out of tailpipe --(also vehicle runs poorly and overheats)good luck hope is something minor

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If they are leaking oil or coolant for them or if you have a block test done and it fails, a block test is done with a fluid that tells you that exhaust is entering the cooling system which means many of times a cracked head or head gasket hope this is helpful.

Posted on Nov 18, 2009

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The blocks dont normally crack as much as the heads do,so i would look at the heads first,But if its done say 200,000 miles plus and not been serviced every 6,000 miles!the chances are that the engine wear will be high,this is all assuming its petrol not Diesel,and you may want to tread carefully as to how much money you spend fixing it.Heads only youd probably do it but an engine....youd want to get a good secondhandie,as to the age of the vehicle

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SOURCE: HEAD GASKET OR HEAD IS CRACKED. IS THERE A WAY TO

sorry no,and its only going to get worse,I hope this helps you,

Posted on Dec 25, 2009

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