Re: Head Gasket ?
> Checked the water today and it was a little low again, it was last topped up
> at Christmas.
> Also checked the oil and the dipstick was covered in brown sludge.
> I presume the Head Gasket is on its way out, though so far there has been no
> noticable overheating and the sludge was not present after I wiped it off
> and went for a short journey.
> If it is not the Head Gasket and water getting in, any other suggestions as
> to the sludge ?
Condensation forming in the rocker cover/crankcase because of the cold
weather (I assume - it's 23 degrees here) you have been having, combined
with the engine not being run on long trips. Don't worry about it -
it'll go away on it's own as the weather warms up and/or you do some