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230 kompressor sports sedan: What will let coolant fluid go

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What will let coolant fluid go straight into engine on a c 230 mercedes kompressor with engine not running
Submitted: 7 months ago.
Category: Mercedes
Expert:  tim's auto repair replied 7 months ago.
Hi, My name is ***** ***** for the delay.I will do my best to assist you.has the engine ever been really hot?
Customer: replied 7 months ago.
Yes last year but had a new head and radiator installed and have had no problems until recently
Customer: replied 7 months ago.
Are you still there ???
Expert:  tim's auto repair replied 7 months ago.
yes
Expert:  tim's auto repair replied 7 months ago.
ok..and the coolant gos straight to the oil now?
Expert:  tim's auto repair replied 7 months ago.
are you there?
Customer: replied 7 months ago.
Must be rip off
Expert:  Matt replied 7 months ago.
hello another expert hereTim is correct in saying that a very likely source of water into the oil is a ruptered oil cooler as these are made up of many layers with oil and water running in between for cooling and they can corrode internally and split and then allow the two fluids to mixso I'd say to replace that next
Customer: replied 7 months ago.
Thanks for the help I will try that
Expert:  Matt replied 7 months ago.
understoodjust get back to me on this post
Expert:  Matt replied 7 months ago.
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