Re: 1998 Ford taurus- check engine light
On Sun, 20 Mar 2005 20:25:57 +0000, Larry P wrote:
> Hello all
> I have some bad news abuot my car. The check engine light came on about 3
> days ago and I had no symptoms, the Car drove and rode fine. Nothing changed
> Now the engine is over heating and the anti-freeze looks like chocolate
> milk. THats a really bad sign. Someone told me the Block might have cracked,
> but the engine never got above normal driving temps. ANother person said it
> might be just a Head Gasket. whats does anyone out there think. I have a gut
> feeling it isnt good.
You should not start the engine again until it is repaired. Coolant in
your engine oil will cause major damage. The damage might be done
already. You likely have a bad head gasket, particularly if your engine
is the 3.8.