Coolant seep at head gasket

Asked by Mar 19, 2017 at 09:41 PM about the 2010 Nissan Altima 2.5 SL

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Service tech indicate that oil change confirms a coolant seep at head gasket.
This vehicle is a 2010 Nissan Altima V6, with 40,000 miles.  Can this be put on
hold or checked out further?

3 Answers

86,335

You can put it off for a little while if there are not other problems but you need to replace the head gasket. Any coolant in the oil, water in the oil or white exhaust smoke?

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None that I can observe. Will take to another shop for assessment. Thanks

86,335

Be aware that if you let it go and you get water in the oil you will probably damage your engine and you may end up stranded somewhere.

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