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Old 08-10-2012, 10:35 AM
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engine temp help!

hey guys I'm new to the diesel world I need some help with my truck. I noticed that the engine temp droped really low when I was driving on the highway about 70mph. I no with gas engines that can mean the T'stat has failed open my question is would that be the same thing for a diesel? I know the 6.0 have coolant problems could that be whats wrong too?
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Old 08-10-2012, 11:07 AM
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how do you know it dropped. what are you monitoring with or just using the dummy guages. with gassers, a sudden drop is caused by massive coolant loss through a hose or the rad. t stat stuck open wouldnt case a sharp drop but maybe a gradual decline.

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Old 08-11-2012, 03:47 PM
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i dont have a monitor yet im going to get one soon now. im using the factory guages why is say it dropped because it was below what it nomraly is but yesterday when i was driving it was fine it didnt drop at all but i did see some coolant around the T stat houesing.
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