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I have a 2001 oldsmobile alero. V6 115k. The other night the colant tank cracked and my car overheated. I replaced the colant tank but it is still overheating. When i was putting the new colant tank in the put a screw driver in one of the hoses and it was brown and really chunky. Could my lines just be clogged and its not getting to the radiator or is it my radiator?

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Check your oil and make sure it's not milky. If it is do not drive it. Get it to the shop as you may have a blown head gasket. Happens easily if you run it overheated for a period of time.

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