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Head gasket Blown??? Help

ok so i got a 2000 ford ranger 3.0 manual trans
The problem is rough idle no power white smoke coming out of exhaust
disappearing coolant coolant resivor bubbling any help i think i may have a blown head gasket or maybe a cracked head any ideas also how hard is it to change a head gasket and what does a shop charge any help ??? thanks
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a shop is guna charge you up wards of 500 bucks to do the work
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sounds like a blown head gasket to me do you have water coming out of your tail pipe?
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Heck the shop I checked with told me 1200...I hope you can find it for a less cost..that does sound like a head gasket though
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Heck the shop I checked with told me 1200...I hope you can find it for a less cost..that does sound like a head gasket though
ya we get screwed in this state
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^^ya tell me about it!!
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sounds like it!! i did that to mine,,, the cost it 800,, have fun sorry
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Not a difficult job to repair, the trick is finding out WHY it blew the head gaskets in the first place, so it doesn't happen again!
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thanks for info guys
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hah, mine did that with a bad t-stat..
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yeah cost 750 at a mom and pops shop over in cali,good luck..sounds like a bad head gasket to me.But get it checked by more then 1 shop to make sure its the problem b4 u pay some ******** to do the work and its not even the problem
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