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1998 Oldsmobile Achieva Question: what causes water to enter through radiator resevoir and get in the oil

 

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reginafluffy, 3.1L V6, Candler, NC, May 09, 2010, 11:34
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water got into oil while car was not running what would cause it

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    Bret Bodas from RepairPal Test Shop, May 09, 2010, 20:55
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    Water or Coolant can get into the oil by a leaking head gasket, leaking intake manifold gasket or a leaking oil cooler. I believe the intake manifold is a common issue on these engines, but not%2tor]=all

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