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Change the oil asap and have it towed somewhere. If you don't get the coolant out of the block your gonna be rebuilding the whole motor. Kiss the bearings goodbye.
 

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Definitely a Head gasket dump out the oil IMMEDIATELY put in fresh. turn it over a few times to coat things internally. Have it taken to the dealer

DON'T DRIVE IT OTHERWISE YOU'L BE LOOKING AT NEW MOTOR.
 

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acrdakota said:
Change the oil asap and have it towed somewhere. If you don't get the coolant out of the block your gonna be rebuilding the whole motor. Kiss the bearings goodbye.
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There is a ton of truth in that statement!!! Lin, act quickly!

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Mine did this a few years ago ('97 gts) and it turned out to be the timing chain cover gasket oddly enough. If this is the case and you haven't driven it too much the repair may be cheaper than you think.
 

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If it is a headgasket failure, it should show up in a leakdown and/or compression test.

If the car is running fine, I would lean towards the timing chain cover gasket.

Have someone start with a compression test and go from there. On the Gen II's, it requires some effort to damage a headgasket.
 

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Doug , nice to see you posting here , BTW those parts that you sent to me worked great!! And thanks for the plug wires. :thumb: Mike (Viper Spray)
 

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Welcome Doug- it's about time you get on here. You need to make a better web site-- I never know what you are up to. I gotta have ammo against stupid ricers. Not that Chad isn't enough, but I need tons of examples.
 

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Peter Drippings said:
Mine did this a few years ago ('97 gts) and it turned out to be the timing chain cover gasket oddly enough. If this is the case and you haven't driven it too much the repair may be cheaper than you think.
Mine had the same problem a few years ago. It was the timing chain cover gasket. It seems to be a problem with the 96 & 97 years.

Have your tech check it out and hopefully that's all it is.

After they changed the gasket on mine, it was fine.
 
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