Found oily coolant in resevoir..


Asked by May 30, 2014 at 01:28 PM about the 1995 Jeep Cherokee 4 Dr Sport

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

My jeep cherokee xj 1995 has been running great,,156,000 miles..but now i see oily water in coolant resevoir,,does that mean head gasket is blown..?????

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It is very possible. I would almost bet on it. Can do an exhaust gas test on coolant to verify for sure. What's your oil look like? A milkshake? If so head gasket issue.

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dandy, this is a bogus question..

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The overflow is dark water with the oily slick look.

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