need help with my 98 catera

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Cadillac Catera and Cimarron Forum Discussion, need help with my 98 catera in Past Cadillac Vehicle Discussion; hi my fellow caddy lover im a owner of a 1998 cadillac catera my problem is that i have a ...
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    kaligunz is offline Cadillac Owners Member
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    need help with my 98 catera

    hi my fellow caddy lover im a owner of a 1998 cadillac catera my problem is that i have a brown slugde in my coolant tank went to radiator shop said it had trasmission oil in coolant so they change the trasmisson cooler inside the radiator they also flush it with soup and water they put regular antifreeze back inside the coolant not dexcool went back a few weeks later cause brown slugde was still there they check under the oil cap there was some white stuff under it he said it may be a blown head gasket there white smoke coming out the muffler the car rides smooth never heats up what can i do any suggestions.. please help me i love my caddy............

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    hgqguy is offline Cadillac Owners Fanatic
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    Re: need help with my 98 catera

    Have a smoke test done on the block. that will confirm a blown headgasket.

    otherwise ounds liek the engine oil cooler, or plugged up breather system.

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    Re: need help with my 98 catera

    Ya could always give the bars headgasket leak fix a try but verify it first as the issue

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