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Volvo 960 Head gaskets leaked oil into coolant.

 
Volvo 960 Problem
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Model Years Affected: 1992, 1996, 1997

Engine Affected: 2.9L 6 Cylinder

Average Mileage: 136,000 mi (118,000 mi - 170,000 mi)

  • Visitor, , 2.9L 6 Cylinder, 170,000 mi

    coolant forced out through plastic coolant reservoir. low coolant light comes on. finally oil had light brown muddy look, sort of like a latte. we had just bought this car froim a man named doug in marin county, california who cleaned it up and sold it to us as a good running vehicle. what a crook, its only been driven 200 miles since we bought it.

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  • Visitor, , 2.9L 6 Cylinder, 118,000 mi

    Coolant has to be topped off every 3 or 4 weeks. Need to replace Head gasket.. expensive fix.

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  • r12mike, , 2.9L 6 Cylinder, 120,000 mi
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    Oil in coolant. Had to replace head gaskets.

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