head gasket on 2008 Chevrolet Impala

head gasket seaping anti freeze fluid. Is this a problem with a history ? Is it a alum head and should it be repaced or refaced before replacing gasket ? 58 K miles. Well cared for car.Under extended warrenty. 2th owner of car bought at 56K miles from dealer.

by in Newton, IA on November 13, 2010
3 answers 1 comment
ANSWER by on November 13, 2010
replace gaskets or use bars stop leak in raditor it will stop wont hirt engine under warrity carry dealer let them fix it
COMMENT by on November 14, 2010
Need to know if this a history of that engine.? And is 3500 V6 a alum head ? Do they repace or reface the SOFT alum heads ofton ? I need this car to run another 50K at least.
ANSWER by on November 13, 2010
My recommendation is to follow the due process with your extended warranty. The repairs should be performed to the terms of this warranty with no issue.
ANSWER by on July 20, 2013
you should resurface the head before replaceing the head gasket. alum tends to warped if over heated
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