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I have been cursed by the milky radiator fluid. I went to get a gallon of Gas to put in the car so I could adjust it properly with some juice in her, and after she warmed up I noticed smoke coming from the exhaust I turned it off and opened the radiator gap and there is this milkshake. She didn't do this earlier when got her to hold her own power without dying, is it broken more?
 

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I have been cursed by the milky radiator fluid. I went to get a gallon of Gas to put in the car so I could adjust it properly with some juice in her, and after she warmed up I noticed smoke coming from the exhaust I turned it off and opened the radiator gap and there is this milkshake. She didn't do this earlier when got her to hold her own power without dying, is it broken more?
 

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Many times I have used “liquid glass”
Sodium Silicate. Run engine to operating temp. Flush system, clean water throughout. Put 8-10 oz in a jar, shake well.
Add to the water back in. Run 45 minutes
Drain again fill with coolant.
I have no idea how many times it’s worked in Chevy, Honda, Ford etc.
 

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Many times I have used “liquid glass”
Sodium Silicate. Run engine to operating temp. Flush system, clean water throughout. Put 8-10 oz in a jar, shake well.
Add to the water back in. Run 45 minutes
Drain again fill with coolant.
I have no idea how many times it’s worked in Chevy, Honda, Ford etc.
What all would I need to make liquid glass other than sodium silicate, the oil I but new in a week ago
 

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What all would I need to make liquid glass other than sodium silicate, the oil I but new in a week ago
Nothing, leave the oil. Drain and flush the crap out of cooling system, add mixture to system refill running. 45 minutes, shut off let cool drain and refill. If you can fill with water and see if it doesn’t fix it, then drain add coolant 🤓
 

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Nothing, leave the oil. Drain and flush the crap out of cooling system, add mixture to system refill running. 45 minutes, shut off let cool drain and refill. If you can fill with water and see if it doesn’t fix it, then drain add coolant 🤓
So first get the sodium silicate, 1 pour it in the radiator , 2 let the car run for 45 min, 3 flush the coolant, 4 repeat step 1?
 

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First Guess: You'll never get waterglass to seal a failed trans cooler. The cooler will perpetually re-contaminate with trans oil.

Second Guess: If you have a leaking trans cooler, when the engine is running it puts trans fluid into the coolant. When the engine is shut off hot, it puts coolant into the transmission. The coolant will destroy the friction materials in the trans. At minimum, flush the trans fluid and cram in a new filter.

Third Guess: Depending on the size of your town/city/metro area, you may or may not have a radiator shop. Radiator shops have gotten killed by cheap-junk "new" radiators from China; along with the general demands of OSHA and the EPA. This place used to have two radiator shops, now we've got one, and they're scrambling for work.
 
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