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Have 2000 excursion with water in the oil

Checked the oil in my 2000 excursion this am and and found the oil level very high and a slight tan color to it. Also my antifreeze resovoir was empty.

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Take to mechanic ,blown gasket or cracked blockor casting,major problem don't drive, will damage motor or seize up! water jacket in engine could be compromized

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No it sounds like your water pump bearing has worn causing the leak.Change the water pump.

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glow plugs preheat the fuel to help the engine start.....when its hot outside its not that bad...the colder it gets the harder it will be to start with bad glowplugs..

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sounds like u had a oil pump go bad

if motor ceased it junk now but with this truck only having 72000 miles on it i would put a new motor in it if you do decide to put new motor in it and plan on doing that kind of towing i highly recomend puting a oil cooler on it and high voulme oil pump if this truck has a factory oil cooler that in the radaitor i recomend u disconnect that one and put a aftermarket cooler on it if u do decide to reuse old oil cooler make sure you blow all the old oil out of cooler because it probley has **** in it from motor seizeing

Posted on Feb 13, 2010

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Not good, I was hoping it was the transmission cooler, but,,,, Get it to a radiator shop and have them check it. It might run fine for weeks , but it will give up the ghost soon. It is most likely a head gasket. Keep an eye on the temp gauge, don't let it over heat, and keep an eye on the coolant level. And the oil. The radiator shop will do a compression check. Hope this helps.

Posted on Apr 27, 2010

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It's not uncommon for these little engines to burn oil. Now granted, that is an excessive amount, the engine should be looked at and tested for worn rings and valve guides.

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