How do I Know if my Head Gasket is Blown?


Some of the signs that a head gasket is blown include air bubbles in the radiator, white smoke from the exhaust pipe. Milky colored oil can also be a symptom as well as water dripping from the tailpipe.
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You can tell if your head gasket is blown because you may have coolant that is mixed in with your oil. There may be white smoke coming from your tail pipe and/or coolant leaking from your tail pipe also.
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