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Old 09-26-2001, 12:05 PM
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ever hear of a block testing kit

just browsing info on blown head gaskets in toyota supras and i came across a reference to a block tester kit. it is used to analyze coolant for the existence of exhaust gas and allegedly positively id's a blown head gasket. i was wondering if anyone had ever used this on w124's with the prone 104 engine. will it yield the same sort of result?

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Old 09-26-2001, 02:36 PM
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Head gasket problems on MB's are usually external OIL leaks. This is a chemical check for exhaust in the coolant & yes I have one of these block testers in my toolbox. Even NAPA sells this test kit & replacement fluid.

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