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Car overheating and mixing water with oil

Hi my car tends to overheat and recently i found out that it had started mixing water with oil plus releasing white smoke from the exhaust pipe. what could be the exact problem and how much will i spend to repair it. thanks a lot. Lawrence-Mitcham. eurointeriors784gmail.com

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You have blown the head gasket. Also, you may have warped the head if it's aluminum which will happen due to ignoring the issue of overheating...which eventually caused the "blown head gasket". So, it sounds like you have 2 issues to resolve. 1) Why was it tending to overheat? Stuck thermostat, water pump issue or??? 2) Repairing the cylinder head or replacing it if warped badly, if your lucky it's just a blown head gasket. Allowing a overheating vehicle to be in service without solving that the overheating can lead to MANY other expensive problems.

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SOURCE: white smoke comes out of exshaust

white smoke is an indicator of coolant leaking into the combustion, so a leak down test

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