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Took my car into shop because it was overheating. Repair shop states my 2003 ford Taurus has a leaking head gasket. Has 232K miles. I put blue devil head gasket sealant in and had water pump replaced. Car does not overheat anymore. But I am getting a faint smell of coolant and the acceleration is slower than usual. People have advised me to replace the entire engine with a used engine because the sealant isn't a permanent fix.
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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
it was until water pump was replaced. no leaks as of now.
Ford Mechanic: john -aka eauto, The Car Guy replied 4 months ago

the blue devil crystalizes in the system so engine replacement is a wise idea... where is the smell coming from? under the hood?

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
prefer typing.
Ford Mechanic: john -aka eauto, The Car Guy replied 4 months ago

thats site automated igonre those messages its not from me..

the blue devil crystalizes in the system so engine replacement is a wise idea... where is the smell coming from? under the hood?

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