blue devil head gasket sealant repairs a blown head gasket
A product called Blue Devil Head Gasket Sealant is added to the radiator and is said to repair head gasket leaks.This product saved me ~2k +.With their money back guarantee I had nothing to lose.Spent some time on Saturday and Sunday doing the work and was driving on Monday.Can't say it will fix all head gasket issues but i have nothing but accolades for this product.All error codes were cleared.This product does not contain solids as did products from the last century.Go to their website and follow the directions instead of what is on the bottle.What you need to do is remove as much glycol solution as you can,remove the thermostat,fill with water,add the "Blue Devil",cap the radiator and circulate for 50 minutes.This solution will flash when it hits the hot spot(bad gasket)leaving sodium silicate behind.In theory this is a permanent repair. We shall see. Update:3/20/10 After ~1100 miles it is still holding.Oil is clear with no coolant and there is no coolant loss. Update#2: 12/3/10 There is now 4k on the motor since adding BD.Just did the second oil change.Added about 1/2 pint of coolant .Ready for winter.Still going strong.No smoke or coolant loss issues. Update #3: 3/14/11,85,000 miles,7,000 miles since "the" repair. The past week resulted in coolant getting into the cylinders.There was no coolant in the oil and the expansion tank was not bubbling.The vehicle was not smoking like the last time,just a light vapor and coolant dripping from the weep hole on the muffler. Added a bottle of BD and yes it worked again.Anyone want to buy a truck ?
CHECKING A BLOWN HEAD GASKET WITH NO SPECIALIZED TOOLS (EASY 4 THE DIYer) DO IT YOURSELF SAVE$$$
This is one of the easiest ways to check if you have a blown head gasket with no specialized tools. its simple and easy for the DIYer. Put Jesus Christ at the center of your life and never ever give up!
More Problems With the 2000 Saab 9-3 (Smoking, Test Drive, etc.)
Well many of you have seen all the other videos on this car and seen that we replaced the turbo in it a little while ago. After sitting for an extended period and battling to get it started with a dead battery, when I took it for a drive it started smoking, more and more. Today, 1 day later after I drove it, we started it up and no smoke was to be found. Weird, we'll have to check it out more to make sure everything is right with it. but like I said, today, everything was totally fine so idk if the oil/gas mixture got screwed up or something from sitting so long with little to no gas in it (had to fill it up before the drive) or what. We shall see I guess! Let me know what you guys think!
Did you blow a Head Gasket ? Find out easily.
Find out quickly if you blew your head gasket This is the fluid I use: http://amzn.to/1R35W2I This is an entire kit: http://amzn.to/21sLkIu Top reasons to suspect a head gasket leak -Coolant leaking from between head and engine block -White smoke coming from your Exhaust pipe when engine is warm -Sweet odor coming from Exhaust with steam -Overheating engine -Bubbles in your radiator or coolant overflow tank -White, milky engine oil -Significant loss of coolant with no visible leaks