Its a chevy impala 04 3800 series 2

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 i change my head gasket nd valve cover gasket rebuild my engine but it still over heats ???

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May 16, 2020 1:40 PM

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In many cars, yes. In a few cars, it's difficult or impossible as things get in the way. The Caddilac Northstar engine is notorious for this. Not only is it prone to needing head jobs, you have to follow about 100 pages of instructions in the service manual to remove the engine.

June 1, 2020 12:58 PM

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Valve covers leaking is only going to cover the engine in oil. As long as you have enough oil, its not an issue. The overheating sounds like a pinhole leak, or the radiator is partially clogged.If you can, pull over when it gets hot and see if you can see any pinhole leaks spraying.

June 1, 2020 12:59 PM

The head gasket may fail in a way that the engine turns over but it won't start or struggles to start. A blown head gasket can keep your car from starting. When you have a blown head gasket, you may have no heat, no white smoke, no start, no check engine light or even no overheating in some cases.

June 1, 2020 12:59 PM

The head gasket may fail in a way that the engine turns over but it won't start or struggles to start. A blown head gasket can keep your car from starting. When you have a blown head gasket, you may have no heat, no white smoke, no start, no check engine light or even no overheating in some cases.

June 1, 2020 1:01 PM

Another fairly good way to tell if the headgaskets have been replaced: take a look at the "shiny/cleanliness" pf the machine surface of the head, what you can see. If it is clean and shiny and free of any oil grime, but the block is greay grimy next to it, then that had has been regasketed likely.

June 1, 2020 1:03 PM