My teenaged daughter's truck had a catastrophic water pump failure (no
obvious leaks under truck, then massive failure) and now it appears that
there is exhaust coming up through the radiator.
At the least, this indicates a blown head gasket, perhaps a warped head?
Any sure way to tell the extent of the damage without a teardown? How
easy would this be to do in our driveway? Does it require taking out the
My son and I are probably capable of doing this, but if it's something
that I could make worse (or end up just taking it to a mechanic anyway)
I'd probably rather just go that route.
Thanks in advance!
Tweaks (Bill atatat indmolding.com)