Here is another head gasket test video where I am using a chemical kit

Engine Performance Diagnostics chapter 1 page 13

symptoms 50

  • misfire with a cold engine
  • white smoke from tailpipe
  • loss of coolant
  • long crank time
  • overheat

fix 50

  • replace faulty head gasket

test shown enh 50

  • how to use a gas analyzer to test for a blown head gasket
  • why checking for milkiness in the oil is not a fool proof test

Tools used

  • 5-gas analyzer

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Playlist

(Chapter 1) Misfire ID, Compression Tests, Vacuum Leaks, Fuel Trim, Head Gasket, Restricted Exhaust, Low Power, DMM

Related videos:

How to test for a bad head gasket (chemical test):

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0 #4 ScannerDanner 2018-07-24 10:59
Quoting Bigmtires:
SPD202 MINI GAS ANALYZER AUTOMOTIVE COMBUSTIBLE GAS DETECTOR LEAKAGE TESTER . Paul I'm going to try this product out an ill let you know how it works out for me.

Cool man, keep me posted
0 #3 Bigmtires 2018-07-16 22:16
SPD202 MINI GAS ANALYZER AUTOMOTIVE COMBUSTIBLE GAS DETECTOR LEAKAGE TESTER . Paul I'm going to try this product out an ill let you know how it works out for me.
0 #2 ScannerDanner 2018-04-07 12:06
Not sure my frQuoting patrickw:
Would a CO tester work for testing for a blown head gasket? you can buy Carbon monixide detectors really cheap.

I am not sure my friend
0 #1 patrickw 2018-04-04 15:52
Would a CO tester work for testing for a blown head gasket? you can buy Carbon monixide detectors really cheap.