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Old 07-09-2006, 01:24 PM   #7
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Originally Posted by Bring Me Women
Your oil appears very normal....I do not think that your head gasket is blown.

A. You did not overheat the engine
B. The coolant was fine just before the addition of the aftermarket coolant
C. Coolant turned to sludge after the addition of aftermarket sludge

You need to flush your cooling system very well...this includes removal of the block drain plug, res plug, rad plug.

I would have a COMPLETE coolant flush (pressurzied and all that good stuff). You might have to do this a few times to get rid of all the old coolant, but it's worth it.

Also, your oil looks fine, so your head gasket is probably OK. Just start off with a few good coolant flushes (with OEM anti-freeze), and see what happends. Good Luck,

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