Vauxhall Astra engine oil in my coolant tank

2006 Vauxhall Astra Problem

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CarVauxhall Astra 1.8 auto
Year2006
Ownermicci19
Posted05/01/2012
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I have checked my coolant tank and found engine oil in my expansion tank. there's no sign of emulsion on the oil filler cap or in the rocker cover.Any ideas welcome
Problem Category
Engine, Cooling System & Drivetrain


Solution 1
stewart hammond | Driver | Since: Jan 2012 | Posts: 0 | Fixes: 1 | View Garage
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i had a calibra with the same thing and it ended up it was the headgasket and the head was cracked get ur garage to do a headgasket test on the car...


Posted on Thursday 5th of January 2012
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Solution 2
simon froy | Driver | Since: Dec 2011 | Posts: 0 | Fixes: 55 | View Garage
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definatly head gasket even without emulsion


Posted on Friday 6th of January 2012
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Solution 3
dannyboy1988 | Driver | Since: Mar 2012 | Posts: 0 | Fixes: 2 | View Garage
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or if its a diesel astra then it might be your oil cooler very common with these


Posted on Wednesday 28th of March 2012
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