water in oil

Asked by Mar 15, 2009 at 03:20 PM about the 2004 Chevrolet Aveo

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

car runs great but when i check the oil it has water in it , under the oil cap it looks like peanut butter it dont overheat no smoke but it does sound like it misses alittle

3 Answers


Some water tends to condense in the valve cover if you make lots of short trips, but I'd recommend running a leak down test on all cylinders to eliminate the possibility of a head gasket issue. and check your coolant level and condition. Obviously you should also change your oil too.

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