THERE ARE TRACES OF OIL IN MY COOLANT MY CAR ...

1995 Mercedes Benz 280

Tiny

Anonymous

October, 27, 2012 AT 1:47 AM

There are traces of oil in my coolant my car smokes from under the hood and overheatswhat do I do. I have a new radiator replaced the thermostat and hoses do I need to replace the head gasket my car is not smoking from the tail pipe just burning oil and overheating with traces of oil in the coolant

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Tiny

mhpautos

October, 28, 2012 AT 2:51 AM

You will have to get this diagnosed by a mechanic first hand, there are to may variables to make a fair assumption, if the oil trace is blackish it will be engine oil and more than likely a head problem, but this does really need to be investigated first hand.

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