1996 Ford Escort Q&A

1996 Ford Escort Question: how do you diagnose a head gasket problem when the engine wont start.

is a compression test necessary? -
Answer 1
It would help, along with cooling system pressure test and inspection of spark plugs. What symptoms are present?.......Overheated or leak? -
Answer 2
ck oil and see if it looks like a choc shake then compression test or is the cooling system full of oil -