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I HAVE A 2004 HONDA SHADOW SABRE , ITS STARTS AND RUNS ROUGH AND WONT IDLE VERY LONG , THERE IS A HISSING COMING FROM THE TOP OF THE ENGINE WHILE RUNNING SOUNDS LIKE ITS HISSING WITH EVERY REVOLUTION OF THE ENGINE . COULD THIS BE A BLOWN HEAD GASKET BLOWING OUT ON THE COMPRESSION STROKE ?

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Hi,,,it does sound like a blown gasket,,is there any oil coming out?

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