Civic gsr headgasket leaks in left corner


Asked by Jul 27, 2016 at 04:57 AM about the 1994 Honda Civic Si Hatchback

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

My b18c1 just built started leaking coolant from
left corner under vtec seloind . So I had the head
resurfaced and bought cosmetic 3layer gasket and  
got it all reinstalled and the leak didnt go away
need help idk what else to do .,.....

3 Answers


Lots of guys experience this with the old school B18C1 possible causes, not torqued correctly, gasket inverted, ARP bolts used, Was the block decked at the machine shop during the rebuild...

Bob Beaman

Or is there a crack in the casting?


Idk if the block was decked. What should I do first

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