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I've changed the head gasket and i still get water in the oil. could not see any visual cracks in head, any suggestions?
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If still water, your head cracked. Auto parts machine shop and it checked.

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Water in your oil could be caused by a variety of things. A failure of the head gasket (commonly referred to as a blown head gasket) is the best-case scenario. While you have to tear the tractor down to the engine block to make this repair, the fix is straightforward and relatively inexpensive.
A milky or milkshake-colored engine oil indicates that the engine oil and engine coolant have collided. This can occur after an engine has gone into shock as a result of an overheated component.
The presence of water in a lubricating oil can cause the progress of oxidation to increase tenfold, resulting in premature aging of the oil, particularly in the presence of catalytic metals such as copper, lead and tin.
Several technologies exist for removing water from oil, including vacuum dehydration, centrifugal separators, jet-dry devices, headspace dehumidification, aggregate adsorption media and hygroscopic polymer impregnated filter media.
Dangers of Milky Oil

Milky oil can cause significant engine wear and damage in the following ways: Corrosion: Corrosion can cause moisture to enter the system and produce milky oil, which can then produce rust. Rust corrosion can accelerate engine wear, reduce performance and eventually cause engine failure.

Motor oil turns milky brown when its been contaminated by water. Most vehicle coolant systems use a blend of water and antifreeze – and if the coolant system is allowed to leach into the engine oil, that tells us that an engine gasket has failed.
The percentage of water in the hydraulic oil should basically not exceed 0.12%. The range of 0.10 to 0.12 % is already critical. Here, at least oil-care measures should be taken. Above a concentration of 0.12%, however, it is essential to change the oil because of too much water in the oil.
Even six inches of water can reach the bottom of passenger vehicles and if that happens it can set off a chain reaction of devastating damage to your engine.
Water in the oil – coolant leak due to non-watertight seal (cylinder head gasket etc). If this happens, there is a leak and water is getting into the oil. Water in motor oil can cause serious damage to your engine – the oil will be denatured and no longer effectively cooled.
To completely remove water from your tank, a contractor will need to flush the pipes and change the fuel filters. Alternatively, a contractor might recommend fuel polishing. Water is removed from contaminated fuel using a series of special filters.
Water in the oil – coolant leak due to non-watertight seal (cylinder head gasket etc). If this happens, there is a leak and water is getting into the oil. Water in motor oil can cause serious damage to your engine – the oil will be denatured and no longer effectively cooled.
There are two main sources of water contamination: condensation and rainwater. Condensation is more common during the spring and summer months and in partially filled tanks. It occurs when cold water vapour meets a warmer surface.

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Allis 5040 tractor Cannot engage pto when engine is running. PTO engagement lever does not work at all in Independent mode, but Synchronous mode works if engine started with synch mode engaged. Depression of foot clutch pedal has no effect in engagement or disengagement. Anyone have any ideas as to problem and parts needed?
Thanks!
ANSWER : I have the exact problem, have to start with PTO engaged?

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Dont know what type of oil to use – Toro Power Lawn Mower
ANSWER : Put straight 30 weight motor oil in it. Not 10W30 or any multi-viscosity oil. Straight 30 weight motor oil. If you’re doing a complete oil change, then you may want to use Synthetic 30 weight, which will last longer between oil changes and also make your engine last longer (but it costs more too). Best of luck to you.James

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