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oil in water and hoses bursting...HELP!
I've just flushed the cooling system again and refilled only to find
more mayo forming in the water and the seal on the reservoir cap
now broken (high pressure?) Have been told by a guy at halfords
(crap car place in U.K.) that it won't be the head gasket because
there is no water in the oil and no white smoke is seen from the
exhaust. (I can't do a pressure test as havnt the equipmnt)
Have thought...... could oil getting into the water be caused by a
blockage in the cooling system??........ my brother says not but i'm
not so sure...... when the T shaped pipe burst (£40 ukp!) I found a
piece of grey plastic which looked like it was off a join which had
broken off somewhere in the system. I only found half of the thing
so am guessing there is another half somewhere??? could this be
the case? Have taken all teh hoses off once to have a look but
can't find anything - am thiinking though that it may be somewhere
in the block?? Am also wondering where the plastic has come from
and if it is important???
I am sure there is some reason behind 3 of the hoses busting and
maybe even the fact that the bloke I bought it off had to replace the
oil cooler and radiator.
(getting increasingly frustrated!!:( )