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Yes, I know this seems like a well worn topic but hopefully this will be a twist and I can't seem to to find the info I'm perhaps needing.

I have the typical frothy oil in the coolant, but no water in the oil. So, I'm hopeful that I have one of two problems:

Bad oil cooler or bad air oil separator

It seems from these forums that both of these have water and oil in close proximity and that a failure could cause my symptoms.

First, needing thoughts as to my theory. Are these likely issues? Can oil enter water via these components?

Second, I need full replacement proceedures or a DIY on these. I found a great DIY on water pump that I used last week, but can't seem to find a DIY process for these components. Any advice would be appreciated!

Just don't tell me I have a blown engine :-) Ignorance is blissssssssssss.

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I would take your car to a GOOD Porsche indie mechanic that you can TRUST and have him look it over. It's a good sign that there is no water in your oil. I wouldn't drive the car anymore until you get this diagnosed.

If you had a cracked head you would most likely have intermix in the crankcase already.

Good luck!!!

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The oil cooler on my factory rebuilt engine failed with less than 1K miles. Quite a mess and took the dealer more than a week using the factory cleaning solution to get it to run clean. So, oil coolers do fail.


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