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There is White Liquid in my oil tube, what is it?

My car was running fine, then all of the sudden i start it and the service engine soon light flashes, it does not stay lit, just flashes. The car runs fine, but there is thick white liquid in my oil tube and i do not know how it got there or what it is or what a solution may be.Please help!

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  • soccerchi108 Dec 28, 2008

    thank you very much, but there are not bubbles in the liquid and the coolant level is fine. How much would it be to replace my head gasket?

  • soccerchi108 Dec 30, 2008

    Thank you so much everyone! It was sadly a blown head gasket =[

    Though i apperciate you taking time to resolve my problem.

    -Missi

  • 240cpa May 11, 2010

    When you pull the oil dipstick out, do you see any plain oil or is everything white? Is it thick and pasty or is it frothy and runny? I've never heard of this but all responders agree that it must be a blown head gasket which can be quite expensive depending on who does it.

  • 240cpa May 11, 2010

    Are you seeing bubbles in the oil? The only thing I can think of is that you have a blown head gasket and the oil and antifreeze is mixing. Is the coolant level low?

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You have water/moisture in your oil. Your head gasket may be leaking. Try changing your oil and filter first. Check it again at a later time.
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Its water in ur oil, possiable blown head gasket

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