Close
Car Questions
RepairPal is your advocate for car care advice and guidance

How much would it cost to fix the blown head gasket?

(1999 BMW 323i)
in Lawrenceville, GA on July 06, 2011
im buying the car for $4,500 is this to good to be true or a waste of money ?
Displaying 2 answers & 0 comments
Popular Answer
on July 06, 2011
Depending on the engine, it could be a little pricey, or a major investment. If the head(s) is/are cracked and/or the block is cracked, you could end up sinking the cost of the car into engine repairs. Buyer beware!
of FREED Performance on July 06, 2011
Depending on if it is a conv. or a coupe will change the pricing dramatically (coupe being more expensive). Prices can range from $1,500 - $2,400. But also consider that there might be other issues that caused the head gasket to leak (defective radiator, water pump, thermostat, ect...), that will add additional costs to repair the vehicle. If you have any other questions, please feel free to ask.
RepairPal estimates are guaranteed at over 2,000 quality certified locations nationwide. Learn more

Similar Questions

View answers to similar questions from RepairPal's community of auto experts and enthusiasts.
It will overheat idling the top hose gets very hot ,temp goes in the red ,fan will not run even with a.c. turned on
It didn't rev up all the gears shiffted, but prdal goes straight to the floor and no idling noise at all.
Didn't find what you were looking for?