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November 20, 2012, 8:10 am

Jeremy M

Question: how to fix a water leak from a head gasket

I have a water leak looks like its coming from a head gasket my car doesnt warm up properly and runs out of coolant really fast can somebody help

December 4, 2012, 10:17 am

Elizabeth K

It sounds like you have a coolant leak, and the first thing to do is verify the source of the leak. Typically, head gasket leaks don't run out of coolant that quickly, so have a mechanic double-check the source. Once you find the leak, repair it and test from there. If you haven't overheated the engine yet, you may not need a head gasket at all.

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