2002 Dodge Ram 1500 Q&A

2002 Dodge Ram 1500 Question: I jus found out that my head gasket are bad.. how far can i trust it?

i jus move to Missouri, from Fla. an bought the truck n Fla. right before i move here. I cant change the heads this month.. Can i trust it to go back and forth to my doctors a hour away?? I keep an eye on the gages an check the water level daily. I have use lquid glass, that didnt last long, cause i needed anti freeze, then we added some other gasket sealer. my water pump was change after that.. can i drive it alil. longer?? -
Answer 1
you are clogging up the system with sealers. when the repair is done, the radiator may have to be replaced or rotted out so it does not overheat and kill your new head gaskets. no, i would not trust it at all. driving it could damage the lower end of the motor adding an engine replacement to your needs. Roy -
Comment 1
LOL!! thats why my radiator crack,Had to change it,we were pouring water in 1 day an it was pouring out on the sides of the radiator and also the water pump last week.Is that why my heater dont get warm too? -
Comment 2
yes it is. Roy -
Comment 3
Thank You,So much for the info.. -