Date: Wed, 7 Apr 2004 09:00:33 -0400 From: "Fred W." <Fred.Willsnospampam myrealbox.com> Subject: Re: Blown head gasket.
"MeatballTurbo" <carl.robsonnospamcing-czechs.com> wrote in message news:MPG.1addd32726b610a898a04enospam.individual.net... > In article <d1Dcc.4643$BF2.583460nospam20.bellglobal.com>, > tsinasnospamail.com says... > > I forgot to say that the engine is the 2.1L 16V. > > > I've heard somewhere that the 2.3L engines where prone to heads > cracking, which sounds like it may have been what has happened to you. Not necessarily. The gasket tends to go on these far more often than head / block cracking. In any case, the only way to know for sure is disassembly anmd inspection. Fred PS - Did you notice the OP said it is a 2.1L and you answered with an analogy of a 2.3L?