2004 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Q&A
2004 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Question: oil smells like antifreeze
besides the smell what does the oil look like ?? it should be brown with no milky looking substance in it. - Boston1
Has this engine overheated recently? Could be first signs of coolant in oil indicating head gasket problems. May not have milky oil yet. Head gasket failure is almost always from something that causes it and not just random. Typically overheat. If end up doing head gaskets for repair make sure to monitor on restart and verify cooling system operation. - raiderron
on cold start blue exaust smoke, antifreeze smell in oil, no check engine light on
March of 2013 I had my thermostat changed because it wasn't blowing hot air , sometimes it wld and some times it would not. That was fixed. Since around that time which has been over a year and a h...