Tyson Williams

Asked by Oct 01, 2016 at 11:12 PM about the 1987 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

car was running cut off at stop light either
it's the head gasket or timing chain which
one do you think it is

4 Answers

Tyson Williams

I think it's head gaskets


Run a compression test. If all cylinders test very low or zero the timing chain has jumped. A blown head gasket usually won't stop the engine from running unless one of the cylinders fills up with coolant. HTH. -Jim

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I think it's the AGE of the vehicle that killed it-

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Tyson Williams

Yes it's not getting a buff compression to start thanks

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