Having problems with your 1997 Chevrolet K1500 ?
1997 chev 1500 with 350 vortec milky oil in dipstick tube
\015 1997 chev 1500 with 350 vortec had some over heating but quit when fluid was added then month latter truck started trying to die after engion was warmed up when clutch was aplied then checked oil same day and when dipstick was pulled milky oil flowed out of dipstick tube\015
Sorry to say its your head gaskets. Probably from the overheating it wore out the gaskets. that milky stuff is your coolant mixing with your oil. Good luck. Suggest you take it to a pro. the gaskets are easy to change, it's everything else in the way to get to them that requires special tools and experience. Let me know how it goes. I have the same thing with my truck but not real bad. If your truck is running smooth and doesn't feel like its missing, or when your start it no puff of white smoke comes out your exhaust it's not that big of problem. if these are happening then i would get a quote.
You have a blown head gasket.Water in the fuel.This is a classic sign of engine damage.
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