1999 306 td compressing header tank

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shaun easton
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1999 306 td compressing header tank

Post by shaun easton » 11 Apr 2003, 14:18

to anybody who might know.
just fitted a new rad.engine wont start off key but when towed starts.
it is also blowing a lot of water out of expansion tank when take lid off.could this just be air locked or has the head gasket blown.
on the compression side thats why it wont start off key .
any ideas would be appriciated............could timing of slipped a notch

CITMAN
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1999 306 td compressing header tank

Post by CITMAN » 12 Apr 2003, 01:58

SOUNDS LIKE HEAD GASKET HAS GONE

DBAKER1980
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1999 306 td compressing header tank

Post by DBAKER1980 » 12 Apr 2003, 03:31

Yeah, i had exactly the same symptoms with my old 205, and it was the head gasket. Bad luck mate.