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Overheated and head might be stuffed

Slapa69

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Help! So was driving to work looked in mirror and noticed steam coming out from behind my 03 vy crewman so I pulled over and turned off car and steam was bellowing out from under the bonnet. Split a heater hose. So replaced the hose and started putting coolant in n noticed that everytime radiator was full would drain away straight away so I investigated further n realised it was coming out the exhaust pipe. Do you think it's a head gasket or do you reckon head warped or head and block possibly cracked?
 

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Sound like all of the above,
head gaskets,
and/or LIM gaskets,
Motor shouldn’t be damaged, just needs some serious work on it,
Not worth getting another/replacement motor, because you have no idea what faults the s/hand motor has.
 

Slapa69

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Car winds over but won't start either is there a reason for it not to start? Going to pull heads off next weekend hopefully block not damaged. Then might see if I can get replacement heads if they stuffed
 

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Hi, please let us know how you get on and maybe post some
pics. :)
 
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