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I HAVE ANOTHER QUESTION FOR YOU ON MY CHEVY TRUCK. I NOTICED YESTERDAY THAT THERE WAS SOME MOISTURE COMING OUT OF THE TAILPIPE AND FOR THE LAST COUPLE OF WEEKS I HAVE HAD TO ADD SOME ANTI-FREEZE. COULD MY PROBLEM BE THE HEAD GASKET?Z71/1998/4WD

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Yes...
to test, the simple way is with a HC leak detector
Snap-ON and Matco sell them but it will cost you over $100
Instead, seek assistance from a garage

All they have to do is see if there are any HC (hydrocarbons) in the coolant system


diagnosing the concern to see if it is a head gasket leak, cracked head, cracked block or other will require more detailed work like a compression test, cylinder leakdown and possible teardown


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