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Oil Mixing With Coolent

8.0

pretty bad
Typical Repair Cost:
$350.00
Average Mileage:
198,839 miles
Total Complaints:
1 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

  1. replace engine (1 reports)
1997 Saturn SL1 engine problems

engine problem

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1997 Saturn SL1 Owner Comments

problem #1

Nov 202012

SL1

  • Manual transmission
  • 198,839 miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

The head cracked and started making a tasty looking oil and coolant milkshake followed by the engine overheating and shutting down on a long road trip (That's when we noticed the issue). Managed to get another engine for $350 and got that installed and paid for by the shop we bought the car from. Still a huge pain in the ass though. All worth it for the fuel economy this car gets though!

- , Mindemoya, Ontario, canada

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