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Old 11-04-2001, 02:24 AM   #1
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i just got my 98 s back fom the dealer . the head gaskets blew.
i asked them if i need to break the engine in after the new gaskets were installed and they said no "u can drive like u normally do". should i do anything diffrent . i don't want to be doing this again.
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Old 11-04-2001, 06:59 PM   #2
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what they have told you is correct...

you can drive normally if they only replaced the head gasket...

had they replaced the short block, or whole block -
you would need to break the engine in all over again...

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