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You have a bad head gasket, or cracked head or block. You have water and oil flowing through your engine, something has failed that is allowing them to mix together.
Posted on Apr 18, 2014
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
replace the pcv valve. If it is not working it will allow pressure to build up in the crankcase. this will cause leaks everywhere.
Posted on Jun 29, 2008
Gasket = $35 (permatex rubber)
Labor - my manual says 3 hours.
You'll have to be responsible for figuring out the labor price per hour depending on where you are located.
In MI, a garage is about $50/hr, and dealership = $85/hr
CA might be $95/$150/hr.
Parts are minimal on the job - its all labor.
Figure in about $20 for shop supplies... gasket remover, sealant, rags, etc.
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Posted on Jun 02, 2009
Yes, you can remove the pan without removing the engine. You may have to remove anything preventing you from getting the pan out or you may have to disconnect the engine mounts and raise the engine enough to get the pan out.
Posted on Apr 18, 2010
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SOURCE: vortec 4.3 engine v6 oil
There are alot of places where oil leaks out. The most common places on this engine are the front and rear crankshaft seals valve cover gaskets and yes, the oil pan.
Posted on Feb 07, 2011
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