can water or sugar or anything else being put into gas tank cause water to be in the oil

Asked by Feb 06, 2015 at 02:33 PM about the 1995 Dodge Ram 1500 2 Dr Laramie SLT Extended Cab LB

Question type: General

there is water fixed with my oil on dipstick. but I want to know if some one put a substance in my gas tank can this cause water to be in oil?

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No. Fuel system is completely isolated from coolant and engine oil. If you are seeing water in the oil, It's likely that you have a bad head gasket allowing the coolant from the water jackets into the oil. I would recommend not driving the vehicle until the problem is found and repaired.

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