Not necessarily depending on how bad the gaskets are. A good sign is bubbles in the radiator while running. The worse the leak the worse the bubbles. White smoke from the tailpipe is another, and of course a mechanic can test the radiator for exhaust gas.
Didn't want that arguement. You know what i mean!! Tired of having to explain myself to some and i bet that is what was going to happen! But you made the point anyway.
Foot of snow, still snowing like a b...h!