Head gasket leaks are common and can result in a variety of symptoms, including headaches, dizziness, nausea and a decrease in body temperature.
Symptoms of a head gas leak can range from mild to severe, and it can affect anyone, but the most common symptoms are headaches, nausea, fatigue, vomiting and diarrhea.
Head gasket issues can occur at any time, but it is particularly prevalent in older drivers.
Symptom reportingHead gaskets are fitted to your car’s transmission to provide extra support and cushioning.
Head gasketers are generally located on the underside of the rear axle, and are usually sealed with a sealing film or plastic, but there are exceptions to this.
If the leak is severe enough to cause you concern, you should seek medical advice immediately.
The symptoms of a leak are usually caused by the seal being partially broken or the gasket being completely torn away.
If you find that the seal on your car is failing or the leak has not been detected, you may be able to identify the problem by checking the temperature of the exhaust, which will usually indicate if there is a leak.
If a leak has been identified, you can use the free Headgasket Detector app to check if there are any symptoms that can be corrected.
If so, the device will show a warning message, which you can ignore if it is no longer valid.
Headgasket leak detection is an ongoing process.
The Headgaskets company has a service that will take your vehicle’s odometer readings and will also take the temperature reading for you.
If your vehicle has a head leak and you have not already contacted the service, you will be prompted to enter your vehicle number and a password.
Once your device has been installed, you’ll be able click on the “check engine” button and the app will start counting down to a set date to notify you if a leak is detected.
If there are no signs of a problem, you won’t be able see the warning message anymore and the system will shut down.
If problems persist, Headgacetest will return your odometer and check your vehicle mileage to see if there has been any problems.