Muddy oil

Asked by Jun 11, 2017 at 11:39 AM about the 2003 Nissan Altima 2.5

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I just bought a 2003 nissan Altima From A Auction
N It Wouldnt Start So I Jumped The Battery N Itll
Run For A Day But Then It Dies Again N I Need To
Jump It. But My Question Is When I Looked At The
Oil Levels It Was Fine But Looked Milky. It Blows
White Smoke Out The Exhaust N Smells Funny But
It Doesnt Show Any Signs Of A Blown Head.
Doesnt Over Heat Or Take Coolant N Loose It Or
Blow It Out Or Anything. At A Loss. Can You Help
Prestonavt

1 Answer

76,805

You engine has a bad head gasket or a cracked head. It may not be bad enough to cause over heating - yet but don't wait to fix it as you could ruin your engine if you let it go to far.

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