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2008impala, 3.5L V6, Newton, IA, November 13, 2010, 12:03
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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.

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    November 13, 2010, 19:47
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    replace gaskets or use bars stop leak in raditor it will stop wont hirt engine under warrity carry dealer let them fix it

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    2008impala, November 14, 2010, 08:32
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    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.

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    November 13, 2010, 22:33
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    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.

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    July 20, 2013, 14:11
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    you should resurface the head before replaceing the head gasket. alum tends to warped if over heated

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