Originally Posted by mincemeat
From what I gather it's the earlier 1.8L engines that have the gasket problem? I've also read about the plastic water pumps, would my engine have it?
Anyway I've enjoyed lurking and reading these forums and KBs so far.
from what i read the M42 did have a head gasket problem in the US. It was coverd under waranty.
I had a plastic water pump in my 91 M42 318, went out.