Head Gasket Fault Symptoms & Problems

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

We also have 635 owner problems that mention it.

2 Symptoms of Head Gasket Problems
We have 635 owner submitted problems mentioning the Head Gasket

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Coolant temperature 93 oil temperature 125 Increasing over 60 mph in to red drops back soon as speed reduces

2013 Peugeot 508 Hdi 2 lt automatic
Posted: Jun 21, 2021
Engine juddering, spermatic start

After having issues with over heating, I paid for a new water tank. Car ran fine for a day, the next day it broke down 2...

2016 Vauxhall Insignia Tourer
Posted: Jun 20, 2021
Code 3

I have a code 3 on my car it pops up after 20 mins in from driving. I have just had the water pump changed there is no l...

2011 Vauxhall Insignia 1.8 petrol
Posted: Jun 19, 2021
Red warning light coming on engine temperature to high water ok smell petrol on oil dip stick

Now and again for a few seconds the red engine temperature warning light comes on and the temperature gauge shoots to th...

2007 Peugeot 407 1800cc
Posted: Jun 1, 2021
Engine light flashing and loud fan on

Hi, The engine management light comes on flashing and the fan comes on loud, it varies, sometimes it comes on for 30 sec...

2014 Peugeot 208 active
Posted: May 24, 2021
Car swings but doesn't start

Head gaskets were changed recently but after that the car doesn't start. All it does is swing but not starting at all.

2004 Mazda Verisa 1.5 petrol
Posted: Apr 20, 2021
Fluctuate in compression

Fluctuate in compression on cylinder 4 and 6 one minute they r 160 psi and next only 60 psi and that head is getting hot

2005 Hyundai Coupe 2.7 v6
Posted: Apr 7, 2021
Vacuum in expansion tank

Cockpit alarm sounds when driving after less than 10 miles but when engine is warm STOP flashes up on dash but doesn't s...

2017 Vauxhall Vivaro 1.6 bi turbo minibus
Posted: Apr 2, 2021
I think the head gasket has gone

Won’t start. Really frothy cap. Low water level

2007 Vauxhall Meriva 1.4
Posted: Mar 19, 2021
Electrics going haywire

My 206 1.4 xline model had the head gasket replaced and ever since it randomly starts jerking and then cuts out. During ...

2005 Peugeot 206 1.4 xline
Posted: Mar 8, 2021
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