Head Gasket Problems & Common Fault Symptoms

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

We also have 624 owner problems that mention it.

2 Symptoms of Head Gasket Problems
The Latest Owner Problems

We have 624 owner submitted problems mentioning the Head Gasket - see more problems .

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RADIATER NOT GETTING HOT

DRVE VAN 70 MILES RAD STILL DONT GET WARM AND FANS COME ON WHEN STOP

2015 Volkswagen Caddy 16 TDI
Posted: Jan 24, 2021
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Coolant loss

loosing coolant. when driving at over 2000 revs heater hot when stationary air is cold

2007 Vauxhall Tigra 1.4
Posted: Jan 23, 2021
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No 1 and 4 plugs are always black while the 2 and plugs always is black too and fuel in it....

The 1 and 4 plugs has black carbon in it always and the 2 and 3 plugs has also black carbon and unburned fuel in it mout...

1999 Peugeot 406 1.8 turbo 8v
Posted: Jan 10, 2021
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Leaking coolant, engine light inconsistantly coming on and of,heating not working

leaking hot coolant from behind the engine block right hand side looking in from the bonnet

2002 Rover 75 1.8 connossuer
Posted: Dec 30, 2020
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CAR GOES INTO LIMP MODE AND WILL NOT ACCELERATE.

CAR GOES INTO LIMP MODE AND WILL NOT ACCELERATE, PROBLEM RIGHTS ITSELF UNTIL NEXT LONG JOURNEY. DOES EVENTUALLY PICK UP ...

2015 Ford Focus ZETEC 1.6 DIESEL
Posted: Nov 9, 2020
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I have steam from filler cap when removed it sound like tractor and puffs of steam have no idea

I have large amount of steam coming from my oil filler cap when removed and sound s very rough

2008 Vauxhall Combo 1.7cdti
Posted: Nov 7, 2020
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Had both radiators replaced and pump and now cylinder head gasket leaks water

Car has been recovered twice, first with radiator split and now with water dripping from cylinder head. Is it worth havi...

2008 Ford Mondeo Diesel 2.0
Posted: Oct 27, 2020
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Back pressure through water reservoir cap.

have done head gasket as suggested.still have problem with water spewing through reservoir cap.can only stop this when o...

2010 Citroen C3 1.6hdi picasso
Posted: Oct 22, 2020
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Smoke from under bonnet & fumes coming g i go car

Having not bad the car for long, I've noticed white smoke from under the bonnet & fumes in the car, when the car has ru...

2011 Vauxhall Insignia 2.0SRI
Posted: Oct 14, 2020
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Water pump draining fast

No obvious leak draining fast. Payment assist

2003 Rover 25 Kd series
Posted: Sep 22, 2020
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