Are Your Gaskets Still Healthy?

Gaskets form seals to keep engine fluids and gases in their designated places. There are many different types of gaskets in your car. Some of the most important ones are the head gasket that fills small gaps between the cylinders and the engine block. The intake manifold gasket helps to regulate the temperature inside the engine by preventing air from escaping. These are only a few examples and there are many gaskets and seals in your car.

Both of these gaskets operate under extreme conditions of high heat and pressure. When these gaskets fail, it can cause several symptoms. One of the most common is engine overheating. It might also cause the check engine light to come on. The gasket can be damaged by failing to keep proper coolant levels in the vehicle or other problems with the engine.

Having your gaskets checked at BILL HOLT MITSUBISHI can save you from severe damage to vital engine parts.

 

 

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