2001 Saturn LW300 Base 6 Cyl 3.0L
have brown sticky stuff in cooling system running hot
flush system until it ran clear ran good for a hour then started running hot again did not change thermostat
If the cooling system has a brown / tan looking color to the coolant - this is not a good sign. This condition usually indicates the transmission fluid or engine oil has mixed with the coolant. If the transmission fluid is mixing - this would indicate a leaking radiator cooling tank.