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    help needed please

    ok a manager asked me 2 look at her car a golf 1.4 16v as she didnt know where 2 put the water in lol (thick cow) naturally i put it in for her an a litre of oil when i removed the oil cap however it was covered in thick white gunk ive heard of this mayo substance but dont know what it is also when she take her foot off the gas pedal the engine dies as if there is no idle can anyone give me a idea as to what to look for an how 2 fix it as i say this isnt my car but i do like 2 help people if i can
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    head gasket?

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    this is the prob i dont know i gave her/filled her oil up an put water in for her just trying to figure out what could be causing the engine to die when she takes foot off gas
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    how thick is the mayo if there is just a very small amount and she only does small local runs it could just be condenstion but if its thick then yes prob head gasket
    on a back road somwhere playing

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    was thick enough tht when i tapped it on engine cover it left a white streak
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    how much water did you put in and is it still going down ??
    as for the stalling hard to tell really without puting it on a vag-com and seeing what fault codes come up
    on a back road somwhere playing

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    filled it up 2 top as it was bone dry will check tht again 2nite
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