best way to determine head gasket leak 2004 dodge 1500 5.7

Asked by Mar 29, 2014 at 06:29 PM about the Dodge Ram 1500

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

pulled plugs and did compression check average 155 per cylinder

not much difference in plug color

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White smoke out the exhaust,disappearing coolant, chocolate milkshake in the crankcase. Do you have any other issue that you suspect you have a bad head gasket?

trying to determine which cylinder is leaking

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