2001 Chevrolet Monte Carlo Q&A
2001 Chevrolet Monte Carlo Question: steps to replace head gasket
oil seen on radiator cap - Visitor
oil in the radiator usually indicates a cracked block. coolant in the oil is an indication of a head gasket. also, are you sure it is oil and not trans fluid?? if your trans cooler leaks, then the radiator has to be repalced and both the cooling system and trans has to be flushed. have it checked to confirm before you do this repair. Roy - mastertech6371
Looks like a bad oil cooler. If the motor oil in the engine is clean and not milky, the cyl. head gasket might be good. Since the oil pressure is a lot higher than coolant pressure, the oil will be pushed into the radiator through the failed oil cooler. Get the cooler replaced and the radiator flushed out from all the oil. Zee - ZeeTech
FLUSHED COOLING SYSTEM, REPLACED WTR PUMP & THERMOSAT.WILL WORK FINE TILL I GET GOING ABOUT 1 MILE. STARTGETTING HOT. I CAN STOP PUT IT IN NEUTRAL GIVE IT SOME GAS AND IT WILL COME DOWN TO A NORMAL...
the horrible miss led me to vacuum lines that connect at the throttle-body which led me to see the pools of antifreeze in the bottom of the TB itself. It has been in 2 really hard curb checks, one ...