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Milky oil cap on merc c180 2005

I have Mercedes Benz C180 2005 , I noticed that I have to fill up water everyday. I also noticed that the oil cap have milky substance. The headgasget was done 6 months ago for same problem but problem persists. No water or milky substance in oil samp, only on top half of engine where oil gets added. Also have oil in water cooler. Any help would be appreaciated.

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  • Jacques Dec 04, 2012

    The mechanic that did the head gasket reckoned it was not necessary to re-tighten the

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You havw a serious problem with water getting into the oil.
Most likely it is leaking from the head gasket. You mentioned that the head gasket was replaced 6 months ago. Did the cylinder head get re-tighten after several hundred kms. If not this should have been done to avoid this problem.

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  • Jacques Dec 04, 2012

    The mechanic that did the head gasket reckoned it was not necessary to re-tighten the Cylinder head gain. Since I had the car back it still lost water but only about 1 liter per month. Before this problem it as never necessary to replace water between services. Since 1 week ago the car started to lose 1 liter per day and noticed the milky substance in the oil cap. The car do not miss, do not heat up or at least I think so. The heat gage always shows between 80-100, as there is no markings, I would guess it is 90. It never goes higher than that. I have no starting problems or any noticeable performance issues. I had a ressure test done by a radiator company and they cannot find any gasses in water.

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