Have a grand prix thinkin I have a blown head gasket but been told an reserching an say most likely to be intake gaskets have not coolant in oil but is in cyclinder #1and a lot of coolant .

Asked by Mar 19, 2014 at 09:08 AM about the 1998 Pontiac Grand Prix 2 Dr GT Coupe

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Coolant in the cylinder but not in the oil pan is usually a blown intake gasket, but it can still be a blown head gasket or even a cracked block. There's no real test to eliminate one or the other, you'll need to disassemble the top end and see what's going on.

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