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Is there any relationship between oil leaking from the valve gasket and tiny bubbles in the radiator when the cap is open?

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2004-08-01 11:23:37
2004-08-01 11:23:37

Hey Bon==No, the bubles can be from a leaking head gasket. Have someone with a tester to check the radiator for gasses. goodluckJoe

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