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Took oil cover found white stuff inside the engine and under oil lid wat does it mean

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Head gasket between engine block and valve header is leaking coolant into engine oil crank case. Expect a major costly repair because mechanic has to remove many parts to replace head gasket. If you have not overheat the engine, it may cost less. Because overheat engine will damage other components such as radiator,water pump, main seal, oil seal, timing belt.

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No, it does not mean you have a head gasket failure. Moisture can build up under the cap and when the moisture mixes with the light oil film, it will appear milky. If there is no evidence of coolant in the oil on the dipstick or evidence of coolant in the oil when it is drained, then there is no reason to believe that there is an internal gasket failure, unless of course, you are overheating or the engine is running a high temp.

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