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Old 12-05-2000, 10:10 PM
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i have an 1984 190e 2.3 and i recently found out that there is oil in my coolant what should i do and whats the matter with my car and should i get it fixed immediately...thanks
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Old 12-05-2000, 10:34 PM
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It could be a blown head gasket. Have your engine check soon.
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Old 12-05-2000, 10:37 PM
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It sounds like you have a headgasket problem. Do you have any milkshake like substance on your dipstick? If you do, then that would be water/coolant, in your oil. I would definetly get it looked at ASAP. I am not familar with your eng., but I'll bet it has an aluminum head, and these will warp if she overheats. Hopefully you have spotted this early enough.
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Old 12-06-2000, 06:53 AM
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Are there any other symptoms? Does the engine run and idle well? Is it using a lot of oil? Is it smoking out the tailpipe?

Give us some more clues and best of luck,
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Keep an eye on the oil level. If it's going up, park it.
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Old 12-06-2000, 01:42 PM
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Yes should be the head gasket, try to do the compression test, by comparing the pressure of the cylinder, you will know whether is it or not.
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