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Old 12-07-2010, 07:04 PM
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Well all started when i picked up a 95 ram 2wd from a family member truck has 178,000 on it motor never taken apart after of having the truck for a couple days i checked the fluids antifreeze was low so i filled it up. it does have a cracked rad so I checked maybe 2 days later and truck has antifreeze in the oil a good amount also no yellow film or any of that on the oil fill cap. my question is what kinda problems could cause that? and it worth fixing i would love to rebuild because truck is really clean but i dont have much time with school and all. thanks guys for information
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A blown head gasket or cracked head are the most likely causes of coolant in the engine oil.
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Looks like going to take it apart to see whats going on in there.
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You can't just eyeball the heads to look for a crack. A machine shop needs to check them.
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You can't just eyeball the heads to look for a crack. A machine shop needs to check them.
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ok one finally thing tried looking it up but had no luck my buddy has a 92 dakota has 5.2 in it will the heads work from that? he just crashed it the other day and is willing to sale me his motor for $100 was rear ended motor still runs good.
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