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Engine coolant has turned to a gel and engine overheated

What causes the engine coolant to gel in the radiator?

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The reason that your anti-freeze is gelling in your rad is that the mixture of anti-freeze and water is too weak. this could be because of old anti-freeze(same as oil,it deteriorates over time, usually 2 to 5 years), or there could just be too much water added. I would suggest a cooling system flush, and re-fill with a new 50/50 mixture of water and anti-freeze.

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Sounds like your head gasket has blown and the oil has mixed with the water turning into a whitish yellow cream!!!!!

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Um thats were the coolant goes in the radiator..

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