Can I Drive My Car with a Blown Head Gasket?

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A blown head gasket is a likely indicator that the gasket is leaking compression or it may be leaking from the coolant into the crankcase.When the head gasket is leaking coolant, the engine does not run for long as it is likely to overheat whereas if the head gasket is leaking compression,one can drive but with significant loss of power.
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1. Allow the vehicle to completely cool down. 2. Place the drain pan under the coolant drain valve at the bottom of the radiator. Open the drain valve by turning it counterclockwise
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A blown head gasket means that the engine is overheating. The cylinder head is not properly making contact to the engine block, thus causing a leak in pressure. When this happens
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It is not particularly dangerous to drive a car with a blown head gasket other than the fact that eventually it is going to refuse to run. This is because there will be so much water
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Hearing that your car has a blown head gasket is never a good thing. If your car has white smoke coming out of the tailpipe, is overheating or there's a milky ring around the oil
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