head gasket

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Noun1.head gasket - a gasket to seal a cylinder head
gasket - seal consisting of a ring for packing pistons or sealing a pipe joint
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Auto Business News-January 25, 2018--Ford plans to fix head gasket problem with Focus RS
TOM: My guess is that you have either a bad head gasket or a cracked head.
For example, several load handling system engines were repaired by replacing a $200 head gasket rather than replacing the entire $48,000 engine as suggested in the--20 manual.
Quentin says: Sounds like head gasket but it could just be condensation because of the short journeys.
In addition to the Black Diamond, 5-Layer Multi-Layered Steel Head Gasket and OE Style Embossment Highway and Heavy Parts has added other sealing and selling features.
When I worked at the Stoke Plant in the 1960s I purchased one of the earlier models keeping it from 1964 to 1968, though at times it meant me having to buy two water pumps and a cylinder head gasket. Very happy days.
If you constantly have to top off your coolant but can't find any sign of an external leak, you probably have a leaking head gasket. Skip the inexpensive ($15 or less) head gasket sealers (they require at least two full days of water-flushing procedures).
There has been some changes and modifications to the rods and pistons, spark plugs, smoke valves, cylinder head gasket, cylinder block and exhaust manifold too.
They say no water shows on the spark plug, so the head gasket isn't blown.
I was lucky to survive but unlucky as I had just rebuilt the engine after a blown cylinder head gasket. If you could be in charge of transport policy for a day, what would you change?
Why didn't Rover fix the head gasket trouble that gave the car such a bad name?