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I have a 2000 Pontiac Montana, I have antifreeze mixing with my oil, what could be causing this and how do i fix it?

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  • okiebelgium May 13, 2009

    i have a friend in my church who can help me do this, hopefully it wont be too expensive

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Hey okiebelgium,
Hate to break the bad new to you, but when you coolant is mixing with you oil it is almost a sure thing that you have a blown head gasket. Im guessing this pontiac has higher miles, usually that is when you see something like this happened. In most cases high gaskets start leaking from abuse or lack of maintenance, not that you did either, but maybe the owned before you was very rough with it.

The fix, this is a huge job something that, if you have never replaced a head gasket before can take weeks. If you take to a dealership it is going to cost big bucks and some independent shops wont even touch a job like that.

Let me know if you have anymore questions, thanks.

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This is most likely caused leaking engine cylinder head gasket(s), this problem requires pulling the top of the engine apart, don't drive it like this (coolant in oil) or u will damage the rod and main bearings and then u will need a new engine.

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