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Car overheated blown hose rplaced it and now there is oil in with the spark plugs

Car overheated was was running fine before this happen fix that problem but wont start now pull spark boot theres about 1 in oil there car wont start but turns over

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You've probably blown the head gasket. It'll have to be replaced.

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also your car may need a timing belt change

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SOURCE: finding oil inside spark plug chamber

hi you will find that the rocker cover is proberbly leaking into the the plugs housing replace the rocker cover gasket yates210456

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SOURCE: coolant overflowing and now wont start

It sounds like a timing chain problem as far as the starting issue, since it's getting fuel.
As for the coolant overflow, I would remove the thermostat and see if that solves the issue and replace it regardless along with fresh antifreeze and flush.

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SOURCE: car cranks over but will not start

im not 100 percent sure , but if the car has an imobiliser sometimes if your car battery has lost a lot of charge the car will crank over , but will not have enough power to disengage the imobiliser. try jump leads to another car and see how you go .

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SOURCE: Can head gasket leak without the vehicle overheating?

It could be a cracked head or a cracked block too. You need to have a compression check done and analyze your fluids carefully.

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I hate to say this but it could be going straight into the engine, if it's not leaking or doing back into the overflow/rad..

Note I've included the instructions/info about knowing if your head gasket is blown (which could be causing the antifreeze to leak into the engine) This should help you out a bit diagnosing the problem.

1. Exhaust: When you have a gasket leak, you will notice white smoke coming out of your tailpipe. Sometimes drops of water will drop from the end of the tailpipe. The exhaust will also have a sweet smell to it.

2. Spark Plugs: Your spark plugs will display one of the last signs of a blown head gasket. If you have green dyed coolant in your system, the spark plugs will have a green tint around them. If the problem is very severe, the coolant may start squirting out of the plug holes which is not good.

3. Oil: You will notice a milky type ring surrounding your oil cap. This is caused by coolant entering the engine oil through the leaking gasket. This mixture leaves the milky type ring around the oil cap when it evaporates. You can check for this by taking the car for a short drive, then checking the oil for contamination.

4. Engine: Lack of engine power is a sign of a blown head gasket. The engine will lack power due to compression loss. The engine will also run poorly and will idle roughly. You should also be careful because the engine will overheat quickly when you have a blown head gasket.

5. Bubbles: A gasket leak will cause bubbles of air to come into your radiator. To check for this, you should first remove the radiator cap then warm up the engine. When you rev the engine, you will see bubbles come out from the top of the radiator.

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Sounds like you may be getting some oil blow by,but just to be sure,
Check the plugs and compare them to the pix on the link below and get back to me.

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