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Old 02-22-2012, 05:16 PM   #1
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water in my oil

ok...I got a 91 2.5L...I started gettin a little lifter tap noise...so i checked the oil and had alot of rust on the dipstick...oil was fine..also around pcv valve was watery oil..had that oily water look...then today i checked the oil again and now the oil in the pan is startin to get that creamy look to it....it doesnt tick when i first start it...but when it reaches norma temps it starts...and its not consistant...its quiet then loud then quiet then real loud then stops for a bit..then starts again...what the hell is the prob...i cant stand noisy engines...almost wanna blow it up so i have excuse to rebuild it...any help would be nice and appreciated....and also air filter looks like engine puked oil ad little water into it....all over the top of the filter

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Old 02-22-2012, 05:17 PM   #2
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Usually water in the oil is indicative of a head gasket gone bad. Does it overheat at all?

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And anti=freeze eats the babbet material off the main/rod/cam bearings...so...you might get your wish soon
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no it doesnt overheat...it doesnt smoke like alot is in the cylinders or anything...there is just enough in the pan that it shows a little on the dipstick...when i pull dipstick it is the brown milky look along the edge of the stick.
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Have you changed your PCV valve? It could be clogged and allowing moisture to build up in the crankcase.
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Old 02-25-2012, 11:54 AM   #6
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X2 what ItsSabby said!! Great idea!!

Take it one step further and pressure test the cooling system. If it holds without the needle moving at all, it eliminates a bad head gasket, cracked block etc.

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Old 02-25-2012, 07:41 PM   #7
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When you change the PCV valve you may want to check the crankcase vent to the rear of the PCV.

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