Vauxhall Astra engine oil in my coolant tank

2006 Vauxhall Astra Problem

CarVauxhall Astra 1.8 auto
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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
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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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