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Signs of a blown head gasket include engine misfire, motor overheating, and oil in the coolant or coolant in the oil. A blown head gasket does not necessarily manifest all of these symptoms. More »

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Engine overheating is the number one cause of head gasket failures, according to Mobil Oil. The cylinder head and engine block expands beyond acceptable limits while overheating, which leads to head gasket pinching. Impr... More »

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A blown head gasket has several symptoms that include overheating, cloudy oil mixture and white smoke blowing from the tailpipe. Once the head gasket is blown it will need to be replaced. However, there are commercial pr... More »

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As of 2016, common problems with Cadillac engines include oil leaks from the lower crankcase portion of the engine blocks of 3.5-liter V6, 4.6-liter V8 and 4.9-liter V8 engines, and leaking head gaskets causing engines t... More »

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Water leaking into the engine's oil is caused by a blown head gasket or a faulty intake gasket. Most engines require coolant to be used in their cooling systems. When leaks occur in the system the oil consistency changes... More »

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The best way to diagnose an engine misfire is by testing each of the components that most commonly cause misfires: spark plugs, plug wires, the coils and the fuel-delivery system. More serious issues could involve the pi... More »

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CostHelper estimates that a gasket head replacement can take between five and eight hours, although the time varies based on the type of car. In addition, the cylinder head might need to be machined as well, adding more ... More »

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