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engine problem

Postby tglass » Mon Apr 19, 2004 6:48 pm

been running fine, but when I started it up today it idled funny and after a short time, smoke comes out of the dipstick and water comes out of the overflow. Engine sounds like it's in a real strain, but oil pressure is still good. Can't find any signs of water in the oil. Anyone have any ideas on where to start or what to check??
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Postby Jack Donovan » Mon Apr 19, 2004 7:48 pm

:( Possible head gasket.
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Postby cublo » Tue Apr 20, 2004 10:21 pm

Does sound like a head gasket...compression leaking into water system. I think there is a simple kit to detect these gasses in your coolant? I had a similar problem on my wife's Suburu. MUCH more expensive to repair than a Cub!
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