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I own a 2005 freelander 1.8ES, A nice car or so I thought. It's developed a misfire when cold and there appears to be slight and I mean slight contamination in the water header tank. The misfire clears once warm and there is no sign of any white smoke. Can anyone help please?. Thanks Allan

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It could be due to a slight loss of compression from your head gasket going out. compression can be tested with a simple meter attached to a cylinder, but it may not be severe enough to be detectable.

you dont always see smoke or coolant dripping from out of your tailpipe when the head gasket does bad, but if the coolant has an oily film on top, then you should strongly consider it.

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Pull each plug and see if creamy water exsist.

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