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1996 Volvo 960 Question: how to replase a head gasket

 

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issy1334, 2.9L 6 Cylinder, Tampa, FL, January 08, 2013, 09:40
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i am geting water mix with oil and car is over heateing

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    ebans777 January 08, 2013, 10:13
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    not an easy job for beginner i recommend to find a good repair shop in your area.

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    your.mechanic January 08, 2013, 11:35
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    remove intake, remove exhaust, mark timing belt and remove, remove head bolts...pull head (reverse to install)

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    Greg's Orange Auto (13671 Answers) , Orange, CA - (714) 361-9386
    globalhelper January 08, 2013, 12:47
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    tow it to a shop its more for a pro to do than a diy

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  • Answer #4

    Bret Bodas from RepairPal Test Shop, January 10, 2013, 19:01
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    Agree with ebans and global, this is not for the novice. If you have to ask you should not attempt this. You need several special tools that prohibit removal and re-installation of the cylinder head.
    Good Luck!

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