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What will be the effect of engine oil mixing with water?

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The engine will loose its protective film or hydrodynamic wedge resulting in metal to metal contact (connecting rod bearing failure) the oil pressure in the motor provides a film of oil that comes between metal contact points and rides on the oil not the metal this film will be compromised if contaminated with water or antifreeze.

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Water mixing in the oil will cause bearings in the engine to seize up. It causes rust on parts like the crank shaft and camshaft.

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It will turn into a chocolate milk kinda pasty color, it will be light brown. it will be runnier. and eventually if u keep driving it... motor will probally lock up cause its not getting the proper lubrication it needs.

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