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How do i fix water mixed with my oil

My water would leak out all the time i thought it was the thermostat but it wasn't. And themn i puulle out my oil dip stick and it was milky.

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This sounds like a blown cylinder had gasket. Although on some engines you will find core plugs below the rocker coverin the head.

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You have coolant leaking into your crankcase.It could be a head gasket, cracked head, intake manifold gasket leak, or a cracked block. It seems Lumina's have always had head gasket problems. Probably the most likely cause. Check the spark plugs electrode areas. Are any white or gray and very clean? This indicate coolant is getting in there.

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Two possibilities, one it could be leaking into the engine just through the leaking intake manifold gasket or yo could have a blown head gasket

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Hi dear

First remove the cylinder head cover to see inside if there any water seal my leak if that is fine the second step is to check if you have oil cooler has problem if that is ok you want .
1- relece the water and oil from the engine
2-remove the cylinder head then check the cylinder head if there any craks specialy water holes.
i would advice you to resurvice cylinder head. also check the valve seats.
Use original parts you want new gasket.new oil filter .

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