oil in water mixing in shooting from the right side top of intake

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Asked by Jul 30, 2012 at 02:43 PM about the 1998 Pontiac Firebird Base

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

just replace with new heads  and gasket new intake gasket ran for about a hour and a half cut
it off and saw milky fluids shooting up thur between valve cover and intake .

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Sounds like you'll be ripping everything apart again. Sounds like the gaskets didn't mate up properly.

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Why did you replace the heads in the first place?

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Both sides or just the side I saw it shooting up out of

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My mom ran it hot so oil an water mixed I pull the plugs cause it was vapor lock brought new heads threw em on ran it a couple time no problem sat went put more gas in it ran it some more went inside came back it kill so I pop ed the hood saw milky coolant coming from between intake valve cover

1,525

If she blew the head gasket, you need to have the engine block decked before you put new gaskets and heads on. Make sure they're torqued down in the proper order and to the proper ft lbs.

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new gasket at the least. machine work too

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Ripped everything down gasket was'nt harmed ,front marks wher perfect no signs of gasket breach kickin my self in the azz right now dont know how coolant got in to valley ....please help.... Reman heads new gasket everywher u could put a gasket don't know what happed car was running great ,it still runs great besides the coolant and oil mixing...puzzled..........

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I was told old intake bolts would leak but not at this rate too much coolant mixture

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