Head Gasket

What is a Head Gasket?

The Head Gasket is part of the car Engine system. We have 2 associated problem symptoms connected to it.

We also have 660 owner problems that mention it.

What problems can be caused by a faulty Head Gasket?
660 problems that mention the Head Gasket

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Wont start after head change

Took the truck to a garage for head gasket change , he’s fitted the head gasket back in replaced everything and now he can’t get it to start , at first it would start , run for 30 sec then cut ou...

2010 Mitsubishi L200 Barbarian
Posted: Jul 15, 2022
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Head gasket replaced and now the car is using a lot of oil!

Head gasket replace by a garage and after only130miles I had to top the oil up. Thought it was only due to settling but after less than 300 miles I had to top it up again. The garage says there are ...

2017 Skoda Superb L&K
Posted: Jun 26, 2022
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OVERHEATING TEMP GAUGE

over heating water disapear car stop not starting until it is cool. steam coming out from radiator top hose.

2005 Citroen Xsara Picasso 1.6tdi
Posted: Jun 8, 2022
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Engine temperature warning light on

After driven the engine fault light comes on and the fan runs longer after stopping

2013 Citroen C3 1.4i
Posted: May 30, 2022
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Engine failure hazard. Vauxhall vivaro 1.6diesel. Van overheating, no error codes

Every 8 mins the van overheats and has a engine failure hazard light on the dash, we keep bleeding the air out but the problem still persist we have had all the air taken out by vauxhall but problem k...

2017 Vauxhall Vivaro 1.6
Posted: May 25, 2022
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Water temperature gets high car runs rough top radiator pipe hot bottom pipe cold

Water temperature gets up to 90% very quick then starts running rough and stalling if not given high revs on pull off top rad pipe gets hot bottom rad pipe cold

2005 Peugeot 307 2.0L cabriolet
Posted: May 24, 2022
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Overheating

My Rover 75 overheated after 3 miles spurting out coolant from the radiator header tank. After I let it cool I picked out a rubber ring from the tank and matched it to the radiator cap. I replaced the...

2004 Rover 75 1.8 petrol
Posted: May 23, 2022
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Engine Turns but will not fire/start

I WAS DRIVING CAR ONE DAY AND THEN IT OVER HEATING I THINK THEN THE ENGINE STOP ONE WEEK LATER I CHANGE THE BATTERY AND THE SPARK PLUGS AND LEADS AND PUT NEW COOLANT INTHEN I TRYED IT IT WANTS TO...

2009 Ford KA 1.2 Style
Posted: May 22, 2022
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Water comming out expansion tank when car hot

drained water and refill but when gets to 90 degrees expansion tank bubles over have fit new ex cap also no heat from heater just blows cold.

2010 Citroen Berlingo multispace 1600cc
Posted: Apr 24, 2022
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Water comming out expansion tank when car hot

temp goes up to 90 and water bubbles up in expansion tank

2010 Citroen Berlingo multispace 1600cc
Posted: Apr 22, 2022
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