Question about 1997 Saturn SL
I suspect oil is leaking into the water...we've changed the oil a couple times now, and have not been able to detect any water in the oil....but for over a month or so now, we've noticed a thick slim/sludge in the water resevoir. I've taken it off and cleaned it, and flushed as much as I could out of the hoses/radiator twice now. Is this indicative of a cracked block/head? Wasn't quite sure, since we've not been able to see any water in the oil/changes. The car isn't blowing smoke, or leaking oil/water. Any ideas on how to narrow it down/find exactly where the problem is?
I have a 1997 saturn 1.9sohc and I noticed a brown sludge seeping out of the water res , but no water on oil dipstick. Washed out the resivior with a hose running for 10 min and it got alot of the sludge out, but the next day I checked the fluid and there is a quarter inch of oil on top of the water. it is creamy brownish white . its not overheating or causeing any problems yet but I am worried and broke what shold I do?
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