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No, the two should never mix.

If the engine has ever been overheated it could have caused the head to warp resulting in a blown head gasket. Oil in the coolant is one indication of a blown head gasket so you might want to take care of that before driving anywhere else.

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Q: Is it common for a 2002 Saturn Vue to have oil in the radiator fluid after engine flush?
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