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When I try to fill my radiator all of the water runs out of…

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When I try to...

When I try to fill my radiator all of the water runs out of my exaust,1999 v70 volvo

Mechanic's Assistant: How many miles are on the car? How has your mileage been lately?

128000,ok

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your V70 yourself? What have you tried so far?

Nothing so far

Submitted: 8 months ago.Category: Volvo
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Hello, I'm Brandon.

The engine is burning up the coolant due to a damaged cylinder head gasket.

Most likely there is line cracked between the cylinders gasket.

The fix could expensive and complicated about $1800 and up.

Please rate me positive, thank you. Let me know if you have further questions.

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