oil mixing in with my antifreeze and vise versa

Asked by Jan 03, 2014 at 02:39 PM about the 2006 Dodge Ram 1500 SLT Quad Cab LB 4WD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I was getting my oil changed when they found my dipstick covered in a milky chocolate color and the same in my antifreeze reavoir! My truck has not over heated or gotten hot ! so what causes this?

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246,255

Faulty head-gasket, intake manifold gasket, cracked block or head. Sometimes you don't get the classic overheating. Good thing you caught it in time.

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Like Tom says - major gasket failure. Don't drive it at all!

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