Engine mix water and oil

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Asked by Jul 11, 2017 at 07:50 AM about the 2009 Opel Corsa

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

My opel corsa utility mixes water and oil. I can see the mix in the water bottle

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examine the oil on the dipstick if it looks like an emulsion than it's a blown head gasket

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Yes it has emulsion. Do I need to take the top for engineering or just replace gasket?

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You must take the complete head off ,,, there's no easy way, The most common cause for this is an overheated engine,

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I suspect my corsa bakkie is mixing oil and water because when i opened the oil cap it had a greyish colour but when checking the dipstick the oil is black, what could be the problem?

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Mine the mix is only in the water bottle, what could be the cause? Oil cap and dip stick is normal black oil. Any suggestions?

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