Date: Sat, 24 Mar 2001 14:50:51 +0000
From: Johannes H Andersen <>
Subject: Re: Another Blown Head Gasket Story

Bob wrote: > > On Sat, 24 Mar 2001 01:56:59 GMT, "Attean" <> > wrote: > > > > >they said that I should have the whole head done( valve job and guides) as > >the mileage is 100K. Is this as ludicrous as it sounds.? > > > > I would never replace a head gasket on an engine with 100K > miles without doing all the valves, seats, and replacing all the > seals - unless I was planning on selling the car in the near > future... then I'd just do the ones that were bad. > > MHO, > bob This require some explanation. If you intend to keep the car and have to replace the head gasket, it is a good opportunity to replace water pump and service other component while the engine is partly dismantled, but are the valves affected by a blown head gasket if it is attended to immediately? I hope not. Or do you mean that the valves need attention around 100K miles anyway? Johannes

Return to Main Index

The content on this site may not be republished without permission. Copyright © 1988-2021 - The Saab Network -
For usage guidelines, see the Mission and Purpose Page.
[Contact | Site Map | on Facebook | on Twitter | Shop Amazon via TSN | Site Donations]