Blown head gasket fixed by Jon Don??

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I have a Prochem Peak with 1700 hours on it. One of the head gaskets blew so I had the service techs replace both. Now the machine goes through a full radiator tank in a day. Water leaks out of exhaust when first started then stops when machine is warm (I assume it’s evaporating??). Also, there seems to be oil (Not much, but very noticeable) on the 4 bolts that hold the heads to the motor. In addition, I also witnessed water pouring out of the overflow for the radiator. Is this a sign of a botched head job? Thanks
 

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When you check the dipstick is there any water in the oil? It could be more than just the head gasket. The head is most likely cracked or warped. If the engine ran out of water and super overheated it may have damaged the engine beyond repair.
 

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I agree with Todd. More then likely a cracked head. You also have to be careful when heads are machined if they went too low and cut to deep into the water jackets that can cause premature failure of the head gasket. Only way to fix that is new heads
 

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Sounds like a warranty covered issue....?
 

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It's a simple job if done properly. If it's using water there is a leak somewhere.
 

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Water out the exhaust, pushing water out overflow, having to add water are all signs of a leak. Stop by autoparts and have them check radiator fluid for exhaust gas b4 you add water.
 
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