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96 Civic EX overheating

so i bought a 96 civic last week and it ran good for the test drive but lo and behold it over heats after a while. i will drive for like 30 mins and i will get an oil pressure light at idle. i give it ...
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What causes oil in radiator of a 2012 Dodge Ram 1500 Express 5.7 l hemi

My radiator has a milky brown to tan oily appearance I was told it’s caused by a cracked water pump. I cannot find anything that says that is possible
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If there are only two symptoms of a blown head gasket, is it really a head gasket problem?

Bought a 2006 Honda Civic EX (not hybrid) from a mechanic last January. I drove it home for about 20 minutes at about 75 mph. I think he masked that it had a blown head gasket. I have brain damage and ...
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Hi i have vw polo classic 1.4 2006 when its hot it doesn't wanna start and cuts power while driving

Help Hi i have vw polo classic 1.4 2006 when its hot it doesn't wanna start and cuts power while driving I changed coil pack and petrol pump and put a new gasket but still continues
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Small amount of oil in coolant

My car is honda accord 2015 v6 I noticed that my coolant have some oil in it but it’s not creamy or thick, its just coolant water but with extra viscosity, my local mechanic said “this is the coolant ...
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Engine oil in Coolant Tank and Coolant overflows

I have not drove my chevrolet spark (Beat in India) 2012 around a month, I started my car and it was fine. After approximately 30 kms, there was some mild sound from bonnet. So, I opened the coolant ...
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Head Gasket issue , Coolant burning/mixing in the piston, white mayonnaise substance

I had all the symptoms of a head gasket issue in my Vauxhall Corsa 1.4 ltr (2012) A14XER Engine. Mayonnaise like white/light brown sludge everywhere. Rocker cover, Oil Dipstick, Oil Filler Cap. ...
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opel astra 1.8 ecotectect motor does not have oil cooler . my oil and water keep on mixing in the water bottel please i need your advice

my top gasget was replace the oil and water does not mix in the engin only in the water bottel we did flush the system many times but after a day it start mixing again in the water bottel.
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I have what appears to be oily film in coolant reservoir in Holden (Chevy) Cruze 2010 automatic

Car runs fine for 30 mins in driveway with no overheating but does overheat when driving upwards of 80kph sometimes. Not game to drive it much as if it is not the head gasket, then driving and ...
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i have oil in my radiator. where can it be coming from. 427 ci chevy

chevy 427 ci had oil in radiator had heads redone and surfaced replaced with new head gaskets still having same problem. radiator has the 2 trans cooling lines only no oil cooling ...
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Oil in power steering

If someone put oil in my radiator and in my power steering, how long before the car would overheat? I had an oil change on 11/19 and no one else has done anything to the car except put gas in the gas ...
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Oil in radiator but no water in oil

98 S10 4.3 I rebuilt top end of motor new head gaskets and all ,new radiator too . I put fresh oil in ran the motor for about ten min started tapping checked the oil and it was as low as the add mark ...
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Cause of engine oil and coolant mixing in head tank of Vauxhall Zafira

I have a Vauxhall Zafira elite (2008) which has overheated and I noticed oil in the coolant in the head tank. Would a malfunctioning oil cooler cause oil and water to mix in the engine?
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Scania r620 oil leaking into water coolant

I have a problem for the last few months with my scania r620. Somehow there is oil leaking into the water system. I have changed oil cooler and all that goes with it and around it, plates front and ...
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Can a year-old oil-in-coolant situation fix itself?

So a year ago I took my 2003 Buick Century Custom to get an oil change. The mechanic there told me he found oil in my cooling system and that I should start looking for a new car. I moved out of town ...
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Mechanic did not exchange Coolant after fixing Oil leaks. Cooked engine [closed]

Just having a legal question. Long story "short".. We bought a Holden Cruze CD (yes one of the worst cars you can get) back in May. Two weeks ago it has been serviced at mechanic A. with a refferal to ...
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Oil and sulge in water colling system VW golf MK4 1.6 [duplicate]

Hie guys I had oil and sulge in my water cooling system. took out all the coolant and replaced it with clean coolant. took a test drive had the same oil in my system again. what could be the problem?
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Motor oil going into the radiator and reservoir- Chrysler 300

I got the motor heads modified (think thats what you call it), timing belt and water pump replaced in March 2014. The last few months I've been having problems with my car over heating. It turns out ...
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