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1999 Cadillac Catera Question: overheating

 

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Visitor, 3.0L V6, Kenedy, TX, June 08, 2010, 14:24

99 cadillac catera overheated and water that come out of resevoir left an oily residue. Blown head gasket?

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    June 08, 2010, 14:39
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    very likely. get it leak down test to confirm.

    Roy

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    Visitor, June 08, 2010, 14:42

    Is this something I can do or do I have to take it to a mechanic to get it tested.

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    Visitor, September 01, 2010, 10:00

    Bad coolant/oil heat exchanger. Common problem.

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