Engine Oil and Coolant Leaks Resulting in Fulid Intermix on Mercedes-Benz C230

Internal and External engine oil & coolant leaks can develop from the head gasket and/or timing cover gasket; these leaks should be repaired before the engine oil and coolant intermix which can result in severe engine damage.

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Average mileage: 130,333 (71,000–160,000)
5 model years affected: 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, more2002
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problem details
2000 Mercedes-Benz C230 160,000 mi,
oil leak front of engine, have not repaired yet
The head gasket developed an external oil leak, and will likely need to be replaced soon.