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1996 Buick Park Avenue Question: Head Gasket

 

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Visitor, 3.8L V6, Mertens, TX, April 16, 2010, 15:21

The vehicle started missing and service engine light came on. Alot of white smoke from exhaust. Now getting hot and doesn't want to start. Is this probably a blown head gasket. If so, where can I get the head gasket replacement procedure. Do I need to purchase the manual. Older car, but only about 65k...belonged to my Mom.

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    matte April 18, 2010, 10:39
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    You absolutely need a repair manual: http://bit.ly/mitchell_repair_manuals_online

    Honestly, though, this is a huge job and requires a lot of expertise and tools. You are better off taking it to a shop or at the very least enlisting the help of someone who has done this successfully before.

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