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I tell if my mechanic used bars leak..head gasket problem..radiator

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How can I tell if my mechanic used bars leak or a similiar product to clog my head/head gasket problem??? Would there be junk in the radiator??
Submitted: 11 years ago.
Category: Car
Expert:  Tech501 replied 11 years ago.
 You'll usually find residue of it around the filler if he put in that way.
Customer: replied 11 years ago.
Reply to Tech501's Post: Where is the filler?
Expert:  Tech501 replied 11 years ago.
 The radiator cap
Customer: replied 11 years ago.
Reply to Tech501's Post: It would be helpful to know what to look for in the filler or radiator cap????? Please help
Expert:  Tech501 replied 11 years ago.
 Any kind a cakey residue inside the cap or around the filler neck that isn't rust. Anything they may have spilled in the area. There are many different forms of sealer and they all look different so this isn't exact science, just a little detective work. Why are you suspecting he did something behind your back? was he supposed to have taken it apart? That would be easier to determine.

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