How is coolant getting into cam/lifter area, and pistons? Honda VTEC engine. on 1997 Honda Civic

Pulled head. Head gasket looks ok. Head/block mating surfaces good. Head has slight warp -about .004 inch on exhaust manifold side. Could problem be related to intake manifold.

by in Atlanta, GA on January 08, 2013
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2 answers
ANSWER by , January 09, 2013
could be an intake or a cracked block
ANSWER by , January 09, 2013
have head ck'd for flatness and cracks