How can I start my car after I blew a head gasket?

Asked by Oct 27, 2014 at 10:25 AM about the 2004 Saab 9-3

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Car ran hot and now won't turn over.

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You can replace the engine. Maybe replace the head. Maybe just the head gasket if you're lucky. Bottom line? It's not going to start without repair.

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