Just did head gasket on buick machined heads 3angle valve job magnafluxed put together no water flow pulled thermostat, nothing wondering can you bolt heads on backwards cause waterpump worked fine

Kevin Clare

Asked by Aug 02, 2015 at 02:20 AM about the 2000 Buick Park Avenue Base

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Could heads on backwards or lower
intake gasket backwards stop water

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Sounds like the gaskets were put on wrong and the cooling system passages are blocked. Did you bleed the air out of the cooling system? It could just be airbound. HTH. -Jim

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Bob Beaman

Possibly wrong head gaskets or installed wrong covering the cooling passages.

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