Question about 1999 Chevrolet Malibu

1 Answer

Gasket is blown, water in my oil.

My intake gasket or the head gasket is blown would it help to buy a whole new motor?

Posted by on

  • Anonymous Mar 26, 2014

    blown head gasket

  • Anonymous Mar 29, 2014

    well my car has been getting hot and it stopped and i mean it will turn over but it wont start so does that mean it has a blown head gasket?

×

1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    President:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 500 times.

  • Master
  • 362 Answers

As long as the heads are not damaged from overheating repairing would be an option rather than replacing the engine. Get advise from a mechanic you trust. The intake manifold gaskets are the most common problem with this vehicle if you have the V6 engine.

Posted on Jan 30, 2009

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

2 Answers

Water on dipstick


Is it just moisture or has the oil turned a gray color, and if you look in the radiator is their oil in the water. You could have a cracked head or a blown head gasket.

Aug 15, 2013 | 1986 Chevrolet Camaro

2 Answers

My 2000 dodge caravan engine was run very hot and now i have coolant leaking out of the muffler. dose this mean i have a blown head gasket.i do not have any fluid mixed with the oil. please help....thanks


If you have coolant leaking out of the muffler the head gasket is most likely blown. The head gasket has passageways through it for coolant water, exhaust, intake and engine oil. Depending on which location the gasket has ruptured you can mix fluids or gasses in several combinations. The only way coolant can get to the exhaust is through a cracked head or blown head gasket. If the head is cracked and another head is installed a new head gasket is installed because reusing a used gasket is very risky. The only to be sure what is broken is to take the heads off. If only the head gasket is blown the head is usually warped and should at least be milled if not replaced. I hope this helps.

Aug 10, 2011 | 2000 Dodge Caravan

2 Answers

My buick is overheating and has brown sludge in the radiator. why?


most likely the intake gasket is shot. check to see if the gaket is leaking. if the gasket fails it will add oil to coolant. i did mine on a 3.1 last year, and it has been running good since then. if you do the job, do not to forget to flush out system good before adding new coolant. you can check for a head gasket leak, but this usually causes car to over heat etc. check intake gasket. if this is the 3.1 or bigger. they have a new revised intake gasket set. mine had a lot of oil in coolant tank!! good-luck!!

Sep 20, 2010 | 2003 Buick Rendezvous

2 Answers

What's the difference between a blown head gasket and a blown intake gasket?


The head gasket goes between the block and the head, and seals the combustion process, and cooling water, and (if oil is pumped obove the heads to valve components) oil pressure.

Intake gaskets seal between the intake manifold and the head, and seal against intake vacuum, and in many cases, coolant.

A badly blown head gasket will so destroy compression in the cylinder that you can hear uneven cranking as that cylinder comes up on compression, kind of a “whir, whir, WHIR, whir, whir, WHIR, whir” with the capitalized whir being the engine spinning much faster due to no compression holding the starter back.

You will never be able to hear a problem with an intake manifold gasket until the engine actually starts to fire and/or run.

Aug 10, 2010 | 1994 Pontiac Grand Am

2 Answers

Roughly how much would it to fix my 1999 chevy sub. V8 2wd. if water got in the engine? It has not over heated. And the water went bad also.


not much. buy some lucas oil engine flush fo the oil system,and run it thru. flush your cooling systemas well. this is all contingent that you fixed the problem that caused this in the first place. if you have...then around 50 bucks.

May 01, 2010 | 1999 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

7 Answers

Chevy 1998 p/u 5.7; I have water in my oil


you have a blown head gasket or cracked head

Nov 10, 2009 | Chevrolet Silverado Cars & Trucks

5 Answers

99 suburban, water leaking into the oil. the dipstick is milky. i had a new water pump installed a few years ago. just put a new serp belt, tensioner and alternator in after the car died on my wife. ran...


Sounds like either a blown head gasket, a cracked head, or a cracked block. The solution would be to determine where the coolant is getting into the oil and address that problem.

Sep 03, 2009 | Chevrolet Suburban 1500 Cars & Trucks

3 Answers

What would cause coolant to get in your oil?


This is not a good thing. You have a gasket leaking somewhere (head gasket, intake gasket) or a cracked head or block possibly. Don't run it like this you will wreck the whole engine instead of just a gasket replacement. Still not easy or cheap but better than a new engine.

Jun 26, 2009 | 1997 Buick LeSabre

3 Answers

1999 chevy lumina has water in the oil


This is typical of a bad head gasket. The gasket is shot, allowing the coolant to mix in w/ the oil.

Jan 11, 2009 | 2001 Chevrolet Blazer

4 Answers

How do i fix water mixed with my oil


This sounds like a blown cylinder had gasket. Although on some engines you will find core plugs below the rocker coverin the head.

Dec 02, 2008 | 1997 Chevrolet Lumina

Not finding what you are looking for?
1999 Chevrolet Malibu Logo

Related Topics:

319 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Chevrolet Experts

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

60769 Answers

Colin Stickland
Colin Stickland

Level 3 Expert

21949 Answers

Jeff Turcotte
Jeff Turcotte

Level 3 Expert

6811 Answers

Are you a Chevrolet Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...