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1981 ford 555 backhoe,,,just had head turned down replaced

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1981 ford 555 backhoe,,,just had head turned down replaced it and have water leaking out of air intake manifold
JA: What is the complete model and serial number of your machine?
Customer: 1981 ford 555 dont have serial number
JA: Are you fixing this yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: yes doing it myself ,,,,havent tried anything yet
JA: Anything else you want the construction mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: no
Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: Construction and Road Equipment
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 8 months ago.

Hello! Let's see if we can work together and come to a satisfactory conclusion!

Customer: replied 8 months ago.
ok
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 8 months ago.

With intake manifold removed, where is the leak? One cylinder or all three leaking?

Expert:  Curtis B. replied 8 months ago.

What was original problem? How much was taken off the cylinder head?

Customer: replied 8 months ago.
blown head gasket,,a 300th
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 8 months ago.

Where is the leak now? One cylinder or all three, coming out the intake ports?

Expert:  Curtis B. replied 8 months ago.

I see question is still open? Head gasket leaking or a bad cylinder head.

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