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I have a 1984 ford f150, I starts a runs until I come to a stop then It just shuts off...Whats wrong? I also have low oil pressure, and my dip stick for my oil looks kinda milky.

My truck starts fine and drives ok until I come to a stop then it just shuts off. I have also noticed that my oil pressure is a little low, not off the grid low but low. I also noticed when I checked my oil the dip stick has a milky look to it like really creamed coffee, my oil started to look that way and we changed it...now it is doing it again it does not seem to be all the oil really just seems to be the dip stick. My brother said get block stop leak...What could be wrong and why would the truck just shut off? It is not running hot by the way.

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What you are saying sounds to me like. A head gasket leaking. May not be too bad yet, but the milky oil look is a sure tell tell sing of it. And probably why it shut off at stops, water in the cylinders

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The problem you have is a cracked block. This allows water to get into your oil, and that causes the milky appearance. As you might imagine, this is not a good thing. You can try the block seal, but, there are no guarantees. Good luck. Oh, and by the way, it has nothing to do with the dip stick, just the water and oil failing to mix.

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