Newbie wanting info on head gasket replacement
Good evening all
Having purchased my wife a cooper s on a 56 plate she was happy as Larry with her new car until a week later it developed starting problems I took it back under warranty and they've replaced plugs leads and coil pack as diagnosed problem via a fault code!! But no management light on, however fine for a few days then started again I suspect they tried luck with rad weld but can't prove this, now car went back in and finally 5 weeks later it's back head gasket replaced head skimmed and crack tested apparently, now I was told that the front end has to be removed bumper rad etc is this right? Also told 5 hours refitting super charger do you have to remove this?? How long would it take to do head gasket?? I feel like I'm having my pants pulled down and need some facts and figures so I have some amo to get to bottom of this, the fact it's been 5 weeks but I also believe the fronts had a recent paint job thinking they have had accident of some kind hence the five weeks.
Sorry for long winded rant