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If a head gasket is bad, the pressure of combustion can be transferred into the cooling system. The addition pressure in the cooling system can blow out the radiator. Assuming your not replacing it with a used one. Used radiators are usually temporary.

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Q: Why would your 1996 Nissan Maxima radiator keep busting when you have replaced it three or four times in the past year?
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