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Old 04-29-2008, 07:33 PM   #1 (permalink)
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oil in radiator

I have had over heating issues the past week and found out that i need a new thermostat(the one that goes in the intake manifold) and i replaced that and started looking around it and i have a huge oil leak somewhere......i decided to drain the radiator and found out that now i have freaking oil in it does anybody know why this is? My worst thought is it could be a blown head gasket but i have no clue otherwise can somebody help
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you sir have a blown head gasket. what year/model?
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do the head gasket and water pump
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Old 05-06-2008, 11:21 AM   #5 (permalink)
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I have a similar issue but i get a little milky sludge on the end of my dip stick. could this be cause by a blown head gasket as well ?
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