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Problem drops of oil in the motor cooling water.

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You my friend have a cracked head this is usually very costly unless you know someone in teh bussiness of head repair. this is usually caused by overheating of the engine or an impurity in the head itself. this is definitly a problem in definite need of repair.

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also depending on where the head gasket is blown you are more than likely dumping water into oil or visa vesra if you remember back to chemistry class water and oil don't mix oil job in the motor is to lubricate parts which it cant do with water in it on the flip side of coin when oil is in the water the oil clogs the water passages so then the motor cant cool

so if u continue to drive your car this not only are making the motor work twice as hard because only half motor is working it can't lubricate it self or cool it self
I wouldn't recommend driving this car until it fixed
If you continue to drive your car this way you end up with a blown motor instead of just a head gasket

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