Why does it cost so much to repair the head gasket on my vehicle? I just had a brand new thermostat as well as a brand new water pump put on the car initially the problem was the ECT engine coolant temperature sensor could this be the reason why the car over heats i don't belive its the head gasket
Why is the repair cost so much? on 1996 Cadillac DeVille
by shalandanicole in Haddon Township, NJ on August 10, 2009
ANSWER by backyard tech on August 10, 2009
It's a 4.6 I assume? If you do not flush the cooling system at least once a year you invite this problem. 4.6 V-8's have a inherrant problem with blown head gaskets. I have used BLUE DEVIL coolant sealant on 3 caddy's with a 4.6 & have had great succes in stopping the overheat condition. Contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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