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Cylinder Head

Auto Systems and Repair

Mounted to the top of the engine block, the cylinder head houses the intake and exhaust valves, as well as the spark plugs.

Symptoms of Wear or Failure

  • Engine misfire
  • Engine overheating
  • Excessive oil consumption

Related Repair Advice

  • The cylinder head mounting surface should be thoroughly inspected when replacing the head gasket
  • To avoid damage to the cylinder head, manufacturer's recommendations should be followed when removing spark plugs from an aluminum cylinder head

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