[DML] Re: antifreeze in my oil
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[DML] Re: antifreeze in my oil



Certainly not a good thing to find anti-freeze in the oil. Some
possible sources include:
Leaking liner seals
Head gasket
Corroded block in the top and leaking seals and hoses allowing the   
  coolant to get into the crankcase.

You definately need to find the source of the leak. Anti-freeze is not
a good lubricant and will ruin your bearings, cam, cylinder walls, and
pistons. A presssure test on the coolant system should help you find
the leak. You may need to remove the intake manifold to examine all
possible sources. Has your engine ever been overheated?
David Teitelbaum
vin 10757



--- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, deloreanernst@... wrote:
>
> Had my oil changed today, and the mechanic tells me a quart of
bright green  
> antifreeze poured out before the oil. Yikes!  My oil pressure is now
back  to 
> normal, but I'm wondering if this has happened to anyone else and
what you  
> had to do to cure it. Had relatively minor but expensive damage just
before the  
> problem surfaced. A truck backed into my parked D. Any likelihood
that it 
> jarred  something loose?
> BTW, I have not yet looked into the "valley of death" on top of the
engine,  
> under the air cleaner et al to see if it's leaking there.  
> 
> Wayne A.  Ernst
> vin 11174
> Bridgeton,  NJ
> 
> 
> 
> [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
>




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