WHAT IS WRONG?

  • Tiny
  • 504ch1ck
  • 1996 Chevrolet Tahoe

Hi, 1996 Tahoe ran hot one night. Took it about 3miles the next day and it shut down. Towed it home and checked the oil IT LOOKED LIKE CHOCOLATE MILK. **HELP!**

Thursday, July 26th, 2012 AT 4:13 AM

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  • Tiny
  • Jacobandnickolas
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Check for a bad head gasket. It sounds like coolant got into the oil.

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Thursday, July 26th, 2012 AT 4:25 AM
  • Tiny
  • 504ch1ck
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Is that really bad? My neighbor looked at it and told me that means the engine was shot.

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Thursday, July 26th, 2012 AT 4:40 AM
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  • Jacobandnickolas
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You may be able to get away with just a gasket replacement.

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Thursday, July 26th, 2012 AT 4:49 AM

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