Car

Ask a mechanic online and get answers to your car questions

Connect one-on-one with {0} who will answer your question

Related Car Questions
1991 model triton 4x4 v6 petrol overheating to boiling point
1991 model triton 4x4 v6 petrol overheating to boiling point water in oil no oil in radiator and model or code would the motor be … read more
Toyota Service
Toyota Service
Toyota Dealership Service & CR Manager
5,398 satisfied customers
I have a 2000 Caddy DTS. I think it has a leaking head gasket.
I have a 2000 Caddy DTS. I think it has a leaking head gasket. Which would be very costly to fix. I am told there is a product called Steel Seal that can fix this problem. They also have a special for… read more
Dan
Dan
Automotive Technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
24,071 satisfied customers
Loud..compression..a blown plug, now he says its the head gasket
i have a 2000 land rover discovery, the car is making a loud compression like noise, at first the mechanic said it was probably a blown plug, now he says its the head gasket and not worth doing. the c… read more
James
James
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
576 satisfied customers
This product liquid glass sealer seal up a cracked head, which is
hi there, is this product liquid glass sealer seal up a cracked head, which is between the weak spots between the values. thanks… read more
Steve
Steve
Ford tech Specializing in electronics
Vocational, Technical or Trade School
6,754 satisfied customers
A blown head gasket over #1 cyl on 2003 cadi 4.6 Northstar..pulling
I have a blown head gasket over #1 cyl on 2003 cadi 4.6 Northstar. Besides pulling the engine and doing the full head gasket makeover are there any other options? I plan on getting rid of the veh once… read more
Alex Armfield
Alex Armfield
Shop Foreman
Bachelor's Degree
112 satisfied customers
1999 Cadillac DeVille: water pump, fan relays..head gasket is blown
I just bought a 1999 Cadillac DeVille last week and it is running hot. The fellow that I bought it from put a thermostat, water pump, fan relays and it still gets hot. I am pretty sure the head gasket… read more
Pragueress
Pragueress
Bachelor's Degree
286 satisfied customers
blown headgaskets or cracked heads and blocks for life..cooling system
ever fixed a northstar with steelseal suppose to repair blown headgaskets or cracked heads and blocks for life without clogging cooling system.… read more
James
James
mobile mechanic
High School or GED
64 satisfied customers
1998 Cadillac Deville: northstar..ruptured a head gasket..headgasket
I own a 1998 Cadillac Deville - with a northstar engine. Started heating up, and I'm told it has ruptured a head gasket. I got one estimate to repair, it came to $ 3,700 to pull the engine, replace th… read more
Frank
Frank
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
1,892 satisfied customers
91 skylark: 3300 v6 and have a stalling..water pump , the t-stat..kick
i have a 91 skylark 3300 v6 and have a stalling/overheating problem. i have replaced the coolant temp sensor, the water pump , the t-stat as well as hot wired the fan because it wouldnt kick on. after… read more
ttiger79
ttiger79
Auto Mechanic
High School or GED
880 satisfied customers
1997 oldsmobile aurora: warp head gasket..Steel Seal..anyone give me
I have a 1997 Olsmobile Aurora that has a warp head gasket...I have been reading about this stuff called Steel Seal; Do it perform the way it have been reported and is it safe to use....can anyone giv… read more
Dan
Dan
Auto Technician
Associate Degree
STEEL SEAL REALLY WORKS ON FIXING A BLOWN HEAD GASKET I HAVE A lt1 5.7
DO YOU THINK STEEL SEAL REALLY WORKS ON FIXING A BLOWN HEAD GASKET I HAVE A LT1 5.7 WITH A BLOWN HEAD GASKET IS THIS STUFF TO GOOD TO BE TRUE AND DO YOU THINK I SHOULD JUST PAY THE $2000 AND GET IT FI… read more
Greg
Greg
Shop Owner/Lead tech
High School or GED
258 satisfied customers
97 Cadillac: 4.6 liter V8 32 valve engine..cracked..Heal-n-Seal
I have a 97 Cadillac with a possibly blown head gasket on the north star 4.6 liter V8 32 valve engine with only 94000 miles on the motor, I was told $ 1200 dollars for repairing cost of the head, I am… read more
Ted G.
Ted G.
ASE Certified Technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
1,769 satisfied customers
A friend with a 92 acclaim 2.5 L engine..blown head gasket..seal
I have a friend with a 92 acclaim 2.5 L engine. It has a blown head gasket. I was wondering if any of the products I see like steel seal really work. It claims to seal leaks by putting the product dir… read more
tony
tony
High School or GED
166 satisfied customers
mitsubishi mirage: How hard is it to change the Head Gasket
How hard is it to change the Head Gasket on a 97 / mitsibushi Mirage? I've looked into products like Heal-A-Seal and Steel Seal. Do these products really work? Would it be worth my time and money to t… read more
Sam C
Sam C
Service Manager
Almost a liberal arts!
792 satisfied customers
1996 Jeep Grand Cherokee: 4x4..Head Gasket..shake..Block..Anti-Freeze
I've got a 1996 Jeep Grand Cherokee Straight 6 4x4 with 175K. miles...overheated...used "Steel Seal"...no luck...Used "Head Gasket Repair"...no luck, but better(oil still like Chocolate milk shake)...… read more
Hammer Time
Hammer Time
Mastertech
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
2,650 satisfied customers
Honda civic: running hot..my head gasket could be blown but they arent
My honda civic 1994 was running hot and they told me that is was the part that held my thermostat in place and that it needed to be replace now they are telling me that my head gasket could be blown b… read more
32roadster
32roadster
Service Technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
30 satisfied customers
1998 oldsmobile achieva: the head gasket is blown..seal..weld
I have a 1998 oldsmobile acheiva and the head gasket is blown. I really cannot afford to send the car to the shop at this time. Do products like thermaseal, steel seal,JB weld,etc. work? If so, how mu… read more
RANDAL
RANDAL
PARTS MANAGER
Associate Degree
4 satisfied customers
1997 subaru legacy Outback: blown head gasket..150,000 miles on it & I
Hello. I was just informed by my mechanic that my 1997 Subaru Lagacy Outback wagon has a blown head gasket. The car has 150,000 miles on it & I'm not really in a position to scrap it. Can you tell me … read more
Matt Kesler
Matt Kesler
Business Owner/Law Student
Doctoral Degree
1,646 satisfied customers
Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

JustAnswer in the News:

Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.

What Customers are Saying:

I would (and have) recommend your site to others I was quite satisfied with the quality of the information received, the professional with whom I interacted, and the quick response time. Thanks, and be sure that I'll be back whenever I need a question answered in a hurry.

Stephanie PElm City, NC

used your service this weekend with "Trecers" help. thank you ,thank you, thank you. replaced an A/C fan motor. Local Auto Zone had part. $15.00 "tracer" fee and $40.00 for parts, I saved several hundreds of dollers at a shop. i will recommend you and use you in the future.

David L.Richmond, TX

9 dollars, 2 hours of my time, and I drove away. Your diagnosis was right on the mark. Thank you so much.

PhilMarysville, CA

Lurch. Thank you very much. I had real doubts about this website but your promptness of response, quick followup and to the point answer with picture was incredible.

CharlesWalnut Creek, CA

As a single woman, I really appreciate an excellent and affordable opinion.
Thank you Geordie, I will not hesitate to contact justanswer in the future!

SueCharleston, WV

Another great insight to what may be the problem. I will have my mechanic take a look at it tomorrow. Thanks again, Frank...you do indeed know your stuff.

JimCastleberry, FL

Excellent reply, and also very quick. Really sounds like the Expert knows what he is talking about. I will be back to use your service when I need more help with my RV.

DutchUSA

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

Chris (aka-Moose)

Chris (aka-Moose)

Technician

1,449 satisfied customers

16 years of experience

Ted G.

Ted G.

ASE Certified Technician

1,769 satisfied customers

20 years auto repair experience, ASE Master Tech, Mechanical Failure consultant, Expert Witness

George H.

George H.

ASE Certified Technician

1,570 satisfied customers

ASE Master Tech 15+ yrs, AAS Automotive Technology, Factory trained Asian specialist

GM Tech (Cam)

GM Tech (Cam)

Auto Service Tech

682 satisfied customers

GM Grand Master Technician 2007. 14 years experience.

Amedee

Amedee

Former ASE Master Tech

2,597 satisfied customers

ASE certified tech advanced level specialist. Wisconsin certified emissions state inspector

Jerry

Jerry

Master Mechanic

2,181 satisfied customers

ASE master, 30+ years. All makes and models. Trouble shooter, shop forman, service manager

Richard

Richard

ASE Certified Technician

1,017 satisfied customers

12 years Ford Lincoln/Mercury Jaguar dealership as a technician and shop foreman reparing all makes

< Previous | Next >

Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Show MoreShow Less

Ask Your Question

x