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Old 11-12-2012, 02:41 PM
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Need 6.0 mechanic in Cave Creek, Arizona

I think my 2005 CC dually 6.0 needs a coolant flush and new oil cooler.
91,000 miles and most (85%) of that is hauling a camper.

I added a ScanGauge II and monitored the ECT and EOC on the 1500 mile trip here. Long uphill grades quite often pushed the EOC up to 230 - 233*
I had to let off and slow down to get oil temps below 230*
Deltas were often as much as 20* difference.

Based on the slimy feel of the coolant and it now appears darker than before, I think the truck should be looked at.

Daily driving without the camper it runs fine and the delta is always less than 15

SO. . .can I get a recommendation for a knowledgeable 6.0 shop or dealership in the Phoenix area that can keep this beast running reliably?
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Old 11-17-2012, 04:40 PM
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that oil temp and delta isn't catastrophic,it is actually normal,hauling heavy,,just flush and fill with good coolant,maybe get a coolant filter in there to catch sand and crud. I don;t think your oil cooler is done yet.
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X2. Check your deltas unloaded for best results. After the crap I dumped out of my first filter installed post flush, I think every 6.0 should have some form of a coolant filter.

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