How can I tell if my gasket is blown?

Yari Pizarro

Asked by Aug 13, 2016 at 02:56 PM about the 2001 Honda Civic LX

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I have an 01 Honda Civic lx and it over
heats after about 20 min of the car being

2 Answers


Is your car overheating?

Tom Demyan

Check the operation of the fans, maybe the thermostat is stuck closed. Is there enough coolant? Leaks? To check for a blown head gasket, you can perform a cylinder pressure test. You can rent the gauge at any auto parts store. Check youtube on how to do it.

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