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post #1 of (permalink) Old 06-29-2001, 05:18 PM
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360 head bolt leak?

I just got my new (rebuilt) AMC 360 running and I have a coolant leak from the passenger side rear Head Bolt.

Do the Head Bolts go through to the water jacket? I know that is true for Chrysler 360's. The oil is fine there appears to be no water/coolant in it. I'm going to try re-torquing the bolt, if I can get to it with a wrench. I really don't want to remove the engine at this point! Is there some other trick or way to stop the leak?

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post #2 of (permalink) Old 07-02-2001, 08:14 AM
 
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Re: 360 head bolt leak?

No tricks, and the bolt does not run through a coolant passage.

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post #3 of (permalink) Old 07-02-2001, 10:25 AM
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Re: 360 head bolt leak?

sounds like blown gasket

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