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Head Gasket??

Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by JOEBLAZER12, Jun 1, 2000.

  1. JOEBLAZER12

    JOEBLAZER12 Registered Member

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    I've noticed that my drivers side fenderwell, and tops of the shock mounts are rusting and pitting. Additionally, the drivers side valve cover is peeling. This isn't happening on the other side at all. Could coolant be spraying out and corroding these surfaces.(I've also been losing some coolant) I'm also experiencing a loss of power and the engine seems to pulse at idle. Is this my head gasket or what?

    JOE
     
  2. Burt4x4

    Burt4x4 3/4 ton status

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    I would say that it ain't coolent but brake fluid!
    Brake fliud love to eat paint for dinner! It don't take much just a fine mist of a leak and yumm yumm there goes any paint it touches!
    Just a guess.....

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