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C280 staight 6 cylinder

I replaced the cylinder head gasket after having the head crack tested and skimed.The enjine while running builds up pressure in the water pipes.I think I used the wrong torque setting 35nm 90deg.90deg.Please advise me what to do.I have remoeved the head again and sent it in for a crack test again and the results where the same,no cracks.

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