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Water must be getting out somewhere, try a new radiator cap rubber may be leaking.
Posted on Jan 13, 2013
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Fill the coolant system back-up to level and pressure test the system. Check for chalky, white trails, antifreeze trails, spots on the ground, and see that the pressure is holding for more then five minutes. Could be: head-gasket, freeze plug, hose, heater core, water-pump, or radiator.
Posted on Jun 11, 2009
this sounds like a blown head gasket its poped across the oil way thats why water is in the oil best get it fixed fast as the water in the oil will wreck the engines bearings very fast,,,
Posted on Mar 10, 2010
Well, the good news is this could be something as simple as a blown head gasket. The bad news is most likely that is not the case. You have either cracked your block, cracked the head, worn a hole in your timing chain cover that is allowing the water and oil to mix or blown your head gasket or a combination of these problems. Your choices are to pull everything apart and magna Flux the Engine block and heads or replace the motor, assuming the issue isn't a hole worn in the timing chain cover, or replacing the motor, the easiest of the solutions although not the cheapest. A decent short block should run around $600 to $1000 with shipping. It's used but has been checked and should serve you for a while. The other option is rebuilding the motor. Should you choose to rebuild the motor I recommend you get the Haynes or Chilton's repair manual on your vehicle for doing the job.
Posted on Aug 02, 2010
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Try with the small stuff first. Replace the thermostat. Before you do that, you should flush and refill your system with just water after the flush process. The bottle of solution that you put into your radiator to flush it and clean it has instructions, follow those. Then let the car cool down and drain the system and refill it with fresh water only. Run this water for a bit and then do it once more. Once cooled back down , replace thermostat and replace the 50/50 mix of antifreeze and water.
Check engine oil level as well, low oil will overheat engines quickly.
NEVER REMOVE THE RADIATOR CAP ON A HOT ENGINE. !
NEVER REMOVE THE RADIATOR CAP ON A HOT ENGINE. !!
NEVER REMOVE THE RADIATOR CAP ON A HOT ENGINE. !!!
Posted on Aug 07, 2011
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