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Brown foamy sludge build-up in oil dipstick tube. Is this something I can remove and clean myself? Am somewhat mechanically inclined.

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Hi,
I was just told that the problem with my Volvo 2002 s40 could be a blown head gasket?
What will this cost me to fix it? How does this happen?
Can I fix it myself & if so were cna i find directions on how to do this type of work?
Thanks

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Cracked head or blown head gasket. This is a result of coolant or water mixing with the oil. There may also be signs of this in the coolant in the radiator

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