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Old 01-10-2013, 05:44 PM   #9
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Originally Posted by DonnieC View Post
How much did the head gasket you put in cost you? I just dropped my car off at the mechanic less than an hour ago and it was overheating really bad. I could see there was antifreeze leaking out underneath the hood area of the car but not really smoking from the tail pipe just the hood.
Your expansion tank probably blew up. That is the most common thing. AFTER your ET blows up, you lose all your coolant, overheat, and if you aren't fast enough, you can blow the headgasket and warp the head. IF you turned it off fast enough, then you just need to do a cooling system overhaul.
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