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Oil in water, steaming and stinking. Please Help!


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January 15th, 2018, 12:04 PM   #1  
Oil in water, steaming and stinking. Please Help!

I have a 2010 Chevy Aveo and 3 months after I bought it, I took it in for a tune up and they said I had oil in the water, but not to worry about it. Several months later I took it on a trip and it overheated. I took it to a shop where they flushed the radiator, new thermostat and sent me on my way. Now, several months later, I had to have it flushed because of MORE oil in the water and it gooped up the thermostat. At that time, they thought it was wrong antifreeze type. Got it working again but the shop can find no cause for oil in the water. It runs like a champ, the temperature gauge never shows that it is overheated, but even before the motor heats up, it steams and stinks. I can't even drive it a few miles without it steaming and stinking. Also, when I turn the heater on, it pulls the steam and stink into the cab if that tells you anything. Please Help!

 
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January 15th, 2018, 12:55 PM   #2  
Probably intake manifold gasket

 
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January 15th, 2018, 6:16 PM   #3  
oh boy! That doesn't sound good at all. Thank you for your response.

 
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January 17th, 2018, 4:29 AM   #4  
I think our 2015 Sonic 1.8i automatic has a cooler that transfers heat from the oil to the coolant . If so , there may be a leak there , between those 2 systems .

Rockauto.com seems to show 2 different styles ?

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January 20th, 2018, 6:53 PM   #5  
ok thanks!

 
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January 20th, 2018, 9:06 PM   #6  
:-)

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