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I have a 2000 Subaru, in July 2008 I had the head gaskets redone, now less then one year later my car overheated and the mechanic put in a new radiator but it is still over heating, so he now says I need to pay another $2,000 and get the head gaskets done again, Can this be right? he says that because the radiator was 9 yrs old it just went bad and that is why it over heated,
Hey there Marti
I would DEFINITELY get a second opinion preferably from the dealership or Subaru specialist on this before you do anything. A simple cooling system pressure test can prove if you have a head gasket or other internal engine damage. If the engine overheated long enough, yes, you could have head gasket issues and a restricted radiator can be the cause of the overheating.
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