Why does my oil look milky

Asked by Oct 24, 2016 at 01:21 PM about the 2002 BMW 3 Series 330i

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Oil appears milky and the yellow oil light is on.  I already added oil but the light  
keeps going on and off

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Milky? Not good. when was the old changed last? Is the coolant level OK? Did the engine overheat recently? Coolant might be mixing with the oil. https://www.cargurus.com/Cars/Discussion- c22259_ds585382

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