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post #261 of 265 (permalink) Old 02-07-2012, 20:54
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Good news , garage phoned and told me it was the inlet manifold gasket,repaired 100 ...tempature staying down and running ok just need centre section of exhaust changed on separate visit,will keep the car now and about to write the whole thing off....
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post #262 of 265 (permalink) Old 05-07-2012, 19:45
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Can some one please tell me which way round I fit the exhaust manifold gasket.

One side is gray colour the other side is black.


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post #263 of 265 (permalink) Old 03-08-2012, 21:42
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I have a 2001 45, Is that part of the new set that had the plastic head fitting? I'm not very good at the mechanical side but have had head gasket failure in the past and scared of it happening it again.
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Hi quick question. My car was loosing coolant and stuttering when hot with some steam. I have a very bad repair with bathroom sealant on the inlet manifold gasket. And mayo on my breather pipes and across whole top of camshaft area above the gasket only when breather area is. My question is do u think i can get off with replacing this inlet gasket which is failed or is the mayo symptoms of an hgf as well. Any assistance would be great thanks.

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Hi I am new here. My 2005 TF 160 Spark is due for cambelts/waterpump but I have noticed that there is black oil in the coolant (not a brown sludge) car runs great plenty of power and is not using coolant or oil. Seeing that I am going change the belts should I change the headgasket at the same time, since half the job is done already. Thanks.
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