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I have thick beige oil sludge in my hoses to the radiator and the reservoir and its overheating on my 97 expedition how do I fix this

Flushed the radiator n coolin system also changed the thermostat

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    WILLIAM WATSON Dec 12, 2014

    after doing this it ran perfectly tilli put more oil in n coolant then the next day the sludge was back and its verheating again

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Is the beige sludge rust? You might have a bad water pump. The radiator could have a blockage and should be flushed with the hoses removed to make sure it passes water.

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It sounds like you blew a head gasket, sorry about that.

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