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99 S-series, 1.9L-SOHC, w/ oil in coolant. 136K mi, compression @ 167 to 172, & NO water in oil. Replaced headgasket & now no bubbles in coolant. Counseled ref to history of crack(s) in #3 or 4 cam journal on 1.9L-SOHC. Trying Slick-50 w/PFT to slow or stop oil loss into coolant. So far 0 oil loss for last week. Question: this only temp fix? McWiggle60.

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Yeah. This is only a temp fix. GM has a bulletin warning against the use of Slick 50 w/PFT. It can clog oil passages

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SOURCE: Oil in water but no water in oil

I would have the fluid tested to be sure it contains oil before going any further.

Posted on Nov 18, 2008


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Everyone automatically assumes that oil and water mixing means a blown head gasket or cracked engine block. Of course common sense is usually not that common. Oil in coolant is a different problem than coolant in oil. The former is a low pressure leak, and could indicate only an intake manifold gasket. It could also be an early or small head gasket leak. Coolant in oil is usually a cracked block or torn head gasket, and has concomitant symptoms of white exhaust smoke and milky oil on dipstick. If you replace the head gasket and the problem persists, an intake gasket could have fixed the problem.

Posted on Jun 24, 2009


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Get a remanufactured head. They've been tested and rebuilt. Many owners from several online forums had had good luck with a company that has an eBay store. I think they're called clearwater heads or something like that.

Also its not just 96-99 SOHC's, its 1991-2002 SOHC's. I'd personally swap in a DOHC.

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