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2003 Dodge Neon R/T 4dr Sedan

2003 Dodge Neon
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Front Wheel Drive, 4 Door Sedan, Compact
29 mpg city / 36 mpg hwy
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January 1, 2013, 6:33 pm

Thomas M
 

Question: is the head gasket blown?

my mother has an 2005 dodge neon. Their is a little bit of oil in the coolent. xaThe car overheated and the coolent came out of the overflow is what started this problem.xaWe put a new thermostat because the car was not registering the heand brown coolent. What is your best advice?


January 9, 2013, 7:40 pm

Elizabeth K
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Oil in the coolant is a possible sign of a blown head gasket. You should have a mechanic inspect it to make sure that is the problem. There are a few other symptoms to look for, but a cylinder leak down test would provide the best evidence if that was the cause.


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