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2003 Mazda B2300 Question: water in oil

 

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Jack54, Vancouver, WA, January 28, 2010, 17:19
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From time to time I see little light brown spots in my oil. The engine is not overheating and there is no oil in the radiator resevior. Could the problem be something besides a head gasket leaking?

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    dandd January 28, 2010, 17:36
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    When you say spot, are they greenish? if so, then that is coolant. Why not change your oil and really inspect it in the drain pan?? That should give you a more conclusive answer.

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    Jack54, January 28, 2010, 17:43
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    The spots are colored a light brown. I am not using any coolant and the engine is not heating up. I changed the oil and examined it and there were no spots in it. It looked just like normal used oil. Thank you for your response.

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