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Head facing
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The cylinder head is that element of the engine which closes off the combustion chamber. It adheres tightly to the engine block. The surface of the cylinder head may become deformed and lose its integrity due to high temperatures, lack of coolant or water pump damage. Therefore, each time it is removed, the head should be refaced, i.e. its surface adhering to the engine block should be evened out with precision.

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Tips

  • Each time it is removed, the cylinder head must be refaced
  • Refacing is a must after you have the cylinder head gasket replaced
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Range of services

  • Removing the cylinder head. Some cars may require removing the entire engine
  • Checking the valves, valve seats and guides
  • Grinding the cylinder head surface
  • Fitting the cylinder head in
  • Fitting new gaskets in
  • Checking the cylinder head for leaks
  • Filling the engine with new oil and changing the oil filter

Car workshops: Head facing

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