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Radiator. oil in radiator

The head is good, the Gasket is good but still oil going in the radiator, How is this possible.

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  • Pa Matapo Feb 08, 2012

    Oil color is black, but is not pure oil cause it can wipe off easily than a normal oil would maybe because is mixed with water, I'm not sure. but is still slightly oily though.

  • R J Ingram Feb 08, 2012

    unusual to have black oil in water , it normaly goes a milky colour .
    what type of vehical is it ? .

  • Pa Matapo Feb 09, 2012

    It is a Isuzu Forward Flat deck 7 Tonne truck

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What colour is the oil in radiator
what type car is it ?

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  • Pa Matapo Feb 09, 2012

    Black oil and is a Isuzu forward flat deck 7 tonne truck

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SOURCE: oil in the radiator on a 90 Toyota with a 22R engine

timing cover is warn through I bet the guides are broken and it makes a knocking sound! most common problem. You will need a timing kit and a cover.

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SOURCE: losing coolant

I can' say its a head gasget but if its the color you say it is means water is getting into the oil some how. It would be best to have a cooling pressure test done to determine if its a head gasget or something else causing this.

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SOURCE: my monte carlo overheats when idle but no signs of a blown head gasket nor water in oil. the temp gauge will go up to half way then the radiator fans will come on. when i'm driving it will go down to

When the engine is "over heating" are the radiator cooling fans running on high speed?

Has there been any engine work performed on the vehicle lately?

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SOURCE: water/oil mixing in 22r engine

yes it can mix, also check the timing cover for rubs from the timing chain. this is the common problem with 22r. many mechanics will tell you its the block but they are just trying to make money.

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SOURCE: 1991 Daihatsu charade, 3 cylinder, manual, engine

Hi ,engine oil in the coolant can only mean 1 of 2 things either head gasket or cracked block,It often takes experienced eye to see where the gasket problem is, it wont be :cracked:in that sense of the word,but I`m sure that will be the trouble... for oil to be in the water the leak will be between an oil gallery hol;e and a water jacket hole and the onlyevidence may be a darker colour between the 2 holes it wont be abig section ,or the oil pressure would have pushed alot of oil through into the water i think it is on an oil return gallery, unless there was a lot of oil.if you know an experienced older mechanic ask him to have a look at the gasket for you.I doubt it will be a cracked block ,unless you have had it realy hot and added cold water to the engine while it was hot. If not I sugest you clean every thing nicely and put anew head gasket on put it back together..If you need any help in that area, dont hesitate to get back to me and i`ll help where Ican, thanks

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