Mechanics

RUNNING HOT AND OIL IN THE COOLANT

2004 GMC Canyon • 6 cylinder Automatic • 67,000 miles

2004 GMC Canyon mileage: 67,000. I noticed my temperature gauge getting hot. I checked the radiator level and it was low. I thought I saw some oil in the coolant. When I picked up the cap to put it back on, I had noticed a spot of what looked like grease. It feels like grease. From reading the other posting, it sounds like a blown head gasket. How far can I drive it before I have to it fixed?

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2CarPros-Archives
January 11, 2011.



Have the engine checked immediately. It sounds like you blew a head gasket. Anytime you have oil in the coolant the problem will only get only get worse and ultimately cost more money to fix if other parts get over heated.

Tiny
2CarPros-Archives
Jan 11, 2011.