1999 Ford Truck oil in radiator resevior

Tiny
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  • 1999 FORD TRUCK
  • 6 CYL
  • 2WD
  • AUTOMATIC
  • 220,000 MILES
My ford f-150 is producing a caramel colored oily sludge in the overflow radiator container. What could be the cause of this problem?
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Wednesday, October 21st, 2009 AT 6:49 PM

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Tiny
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Sounds like oil is making it to the radiator-Are you overheating?

Probable causes could be a blown head gasket cracked head or block and an intake manifold leak
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Wednesday, October 21st, 2009 AT 7:00 PM
Tiny
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My f-150 is not running hot yet, but i'm concerned about the sludge, thanks for the answers you gave will look into these dignosis. Peace out my friend.
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Wednesday, October 21st, 2009 AT 7:09 PM
Tiny
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I meant oil check the oil if its milky looking
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Wednesday, October 21st, 2009 AT 7:14 PM

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