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Old 11-10-2012, 11:44 AM   #540
Edmund101
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Default Head Gasket

My-04
Miles - 129,000
trans - Auto
Age - 8 years
Name Outback

Head gasket obviously a problem at about 125,000 miles - rapid overheating and a strong smell. It may have been failing much earlier because that "sweet smell" was present for a very long time - as early as 40,000 miles. we always had it serviced at the Subarau dealer so I always assumed that the specified coolant additive was used.
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