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Hello I Have a 96 Skylark and the engine is filled with a muddy goop substance

Well the coolant light would stay on even after adding coolant eventually it started shutting off on its own an say that the engine was overheated I took it to a auto zone they said it was missing on 3 an the temp guage was was fried or missing eventually the engine was dropping what looked like chocolate pudding where you put in the oil this was ina 3 day period only drove car if absolute needed after coolant prob started mech says blown head gasket need new engine possable flush out an repair thank you guys any info helps

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    I would really like to thank you guys for your time, I was curious as of what kind of repairs. Have a good one.

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Hi,
When the oil is contaminated by coolant it will foam or change color and from your description it sure sounds like that's what happened.
Sorry but it may need major repairs.

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Posted on Oct 27, 2008

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