2005 GMC Yukon Q&A
2005 GMC Yukon Question: Head gasket
I called one of the listed shops and asked for an estimate on replacement of a head gasket. they told me they don't replace the head gasket but would only replace the ENTIRE ENGINE because something caused it to fail and it would be better if the whole thing was replaced. Is there ANY validity to that? - jake1381
I would take it somewhere else. There is no reason just a head gasket cannot be replaced. At worst the head could be warped but a warped head can often be machined. If not it can be replaced. - Dave_sab.
A couple of issues recently popped up on my wife's '96 Yukon. My wife noticed the check gauge light came on. I checked it out, and while driving, the thermometer jumps from a bit above 210 to nea...
or a blown head gasket
...did find my oil level high so I expect I have an internal coolant leak. does this mean a bad head gasket?
water in oil and a leak at rear of engine
Replaced old cylinder head as well. The engine coolant hot message comes on after about 20-25 minutes.