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I have a 2000 Chevy Impala LS, 3.8 L, engine. The car overheats and a mechanic says that I have a cracked head. Is there a replacement part for this or does the car needs a new engine?

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Was it running when you took it in? If so it's probably a head gasket and not a cracked head only way to tell is to pull it apart and see. Then your still are just taking there word for it. I would want to see the crack, etc. to make sure that it's bad. Was there antifreeze in the oil, or oil in the antifreeze? If it's a mechanic you trust this makes it a different story, but since your here asking for opinions I'm guessing your feeling uneasy.

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