Yes I have this thick yellow slush in my coolant tank on my

Asked by Apr 18, 2017 at 08:27 AM about the 1996 Ford Taurus GL

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I Have thick yellow slush in my coolant tank.  Does
it need to be flushed or what HELP and do I need to
put 50 50 back in or strate anyfrezz back in

2 Answers


It needs to be flushed and you need to check for oil leaking into cooling system, possibly from a blown head gasket or leaking transmission cooler. "Block Tester" can check for hydrocarbons in the coolant, a byproduct of combustion gases that can find it's way into the radiator from a blown head gasket.


That sounds like a mix of oil and coolant. You likely have a leaking head gasket.

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