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