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I have this tan like gooey stuff that comes out on my dipstick... ive been told its a blown head but yet my car stilll drives fine and doesnt over heat. i ve also been told to change out my oil in case its water in the oil and dont know what to do

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Sounds like it is water in you oil, most probably coolant from a blown head gasket.

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