2008 Chevrolet Impala Q&A

2008 Chevrolet Impala Question: head gasket

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. -
Answer 1
replace gaskets or use bars stop leak in raditor it will stop wont hirt engine under warrity carry dealer let them fix it -
Comment 1
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 2
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 3
you should resurface the head before replaceing the head gasket. alum tends to warped if over heated -
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