Honda Civic / Del Sol (1992 - 2000) EG/EH/EJ/EK/EM1 Discussion

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Old 05-20-2019, 07:07 PM
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I looked at my cousin's d16y8 earlier and I found that the coolant resivour was full of oil and the radiator had oil in it as well, any idea of what it could be, I was thinking maybe piston rings and head gasket but not sure.
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Old 05-20-2019, 08:52 PM
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You won't really know until you pull the head off.

Could be just a head gasket or it could be something more.
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Old 05-20-2019, 09:35 PM
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Could also be caused by a cracked head or block.
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Old 05-23-2019, 02:37 AM
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pistons rings won't cause coolant and oil to mix.
One of the following:
* cracked cylinder head
* cracked cylinder sleeve(s)
* bad headgasket
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