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Mazda rx8,creamy scum on dip stick

I have just pruchased a Mazda RX8 , I have noticed that the dip stick has got a creamy scum on it.

I have been told that this because of short trips and not to worry.

there is no sign on the oil filler cap.

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You dont have heads on this motor,its a rotary engine the water seals on the engine are gone,sorry you need to rebeuild or just put a sealer it may help for a few months

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You might want to have the head gaskets looked at that means you are getting water in the oil it has nothing to do with short trips oil should be a brownish color no matter what or black when it gets too thin doe the car idle rough or have any white smoke ?

Posted on Oct 06, 2008

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