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Old 06-02-2007, 09:57   #1
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Head gasket has gone ! How much to fix ?

Well the car has been loosing coolant on and off for a few weeks now, with white smoke/coolant smell from the exhaust when the car has been on a big run out. Had the coolant pressure tested and bad news.

Now has any body an idea how much this is going to cost, i`m going to get a couple of quotes but i dont want to be ripped off.

Including the HG/head bolts and new cam belt and pump belt labour etc ?

Thanks Ian

Forgot to say its a 1996 220 sdi

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Old 06-02-2007, 10:01   #2
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on an L series diesel? shocker

thats super rare.
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Old 06-02-2007, 10:05   #3
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I think I posted up asking the same question a month or so ago. It won't be cheap unfortunatly but I think 3-400 quid is typical (new belts, labour, parts etc).

http://forums.mg-rover.org/showthrea...eadgasket+cost
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It isn't that rare, but its not common either.
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Old 06-02-2007, 15:10   #5
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Well i hope i can get it done for around 350 - 400, i`ll be pleased if i can and keep the car.

Loosing a lot of coolant now out of the exhaust (lot of white smoke)
No water in the oil, no oil in the coolant. I think the coolant is going straight into the cylinder.

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