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Causes of milky white substance on gmc canyon's oil dipstick

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SOURCE: Lexus ES300 White smoke out the exhaust no milky substance in oil

It could be the intake gaskets or even still the head gasket. How about the coolant ? Did you refill with same type coolant ? Have you noticed if it's thick and gooey ? mixing coolants will sometimes produce a thick gooey coolant that clogs up the cooling system. If the car ran hot it could also be a cracked head or block. Warped heads also. Somehow the coolant seems to be getting into the cylinder(s).

Posted on Feb 08, 2009

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SOURCE: White milky substance slight engine knock

lack of service probably the cause try thicker oil or stp engine wear oil has it been stood for a while? if so recomend new oil and filter make sre you flush old oil out with cheap oil then proceed with oil change you can use oil flush too the oil should be golden once started after a week check oil again for signs of emulsification on the cap

Posted on Dec 15, 2009

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SOURCE: Have some white, milky looking substance on the dip stick

I'd be tempted to live with it depending on whether the vehicle is using coolant on the assumption that it is condensation causing the saponification of the oil. If the Lucas oil treatment caused the pressure to rise so dramatically I would suspect that some crud has come adrift and lodged in the pressure sender.
The chance that the cylinder head is cracked would be more rare than a leaking head gasket both of which could possibly be tested by a leakdown test of individual cylinders.
The water has to come from somewhere.
Does the soap go away when the engine is warmed up?

Posted on Dec 21, 2009

Testimonial: "Good point on the pressure issue, not using coolant. Dip stick had rust on it and so did the inside of the fill cap. Hot or cold white on the stick."

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SOURCE: white milky oil substance in the oil resevoir

due some droplets of water entering into it k

Posted on Apr 29, 2010

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SOURCE: white milky substance in oil resevoir

no that is cause dby oil and coolant mixing together

Posted on Apr 29, 2010

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This milky substance does not affect engine performance or any other functions of the vehicle. During cold weather, moisture contained in blow-by gases (exhaust , oil, fuel, water vapor) is cooled by the intermediate housing wall and condenses due to difference in temperature. A chemical reaction between the moisture reacts and the engine oil in the intermediate housing will yield the milky fluid. This fluid then eventually dissipates
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The milky fluid does not affect the quality of the engine oil and therefore the engine performance is not affected either. Mazda has verified that the amount of moisture in the oil is within the acceptable standard for motor oils commonly found in the market.

However, you should verify that the coolant reservoir is full and that there is no sign of engine coolant leakage.

You can also go to you Mazda dealer and ask for a new oil level gauge tube plastic insert which has been developed as a countermeasure to keep the milky substance off of the dipstick (however, the substance will still be in there- it's a cosmetic fix only).

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