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Coolant leak from rear of passenger side head, blown gasket???

I'm assuming I have a blown head gasket. I have coolant dripping from the rear of the passenger side head. Anyone else have this leak which turned out to be a gasket?

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Sounds like the egr cooler seal is blown or the hose going to the oil cooler. The clamps going to the cooler hose have to be tight. I would climb on top of the engine and check it out. That is my 2 cents.
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Found it, heater control valve. Ordered it $21 shipped


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Where was it leaking on the heater control valve? I don't see any signs of leaking in the pic.

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From the actuator arm screw on the top. It's hard to see

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Ok now that you pointed that out lol I see what you were talking about.

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Had the same thing happen to me
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Funny how it makes you happy to see a heater control valve leak on a 6.0. LOL

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