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Oil in Coolant - wrookie wrencher
Merry christmas to me, took my dog to the emergency vet to be put down yesterday after he went down hill quickly overnight. Was rewarded with this on the way home!
I'm dangerous enough with a set of wrenches to have done my own egr delete but am essentially an amateur, that took me about 14 hours.
So my diagnosis is a blown oil cooler, I intend to do the work myself over the next week. I could use some help on what exactly to do and in what order.
For example I've read about people starting to flush prior to replacing the cooler to attempt to get some of the milkshake out first. Do I do that?
Could you folks give me a hand.
Right now all i know is to replace the cooler and flush flush flush flush until the gunk is gone.
did talk to some folks and they recommended to wait until the goo is gone to replace the hoses ect, seemed mostly driven by reducing the mess.
Anything else I should be doing while I'm in there?
Tomorrow I intend to drain the oil and verify there is no coolant present which could indicate some different problems. Maybe do some of the teardown weather permitting but it is supposed to suck bigtime here. With 8" and 37's it wont go in my garage either so it will be a driveway job in the cold.
I intend to replace with an oem cooler, would love to upgrade to bulletproof but with the unknowns ahead of me dont want to spend that $ if I could be needing head gaskets.
2004 CC-SB 4x4 King Ranch 8" Skyjacker 17" MT SideBiters, 37" MT Baja MTZ's, Road Armour front and rear winch bumpers, PIAA lights all around, Thule Racks, SCT Livewire IDP Tuning, EGR and Kitty Delete, Under Armour and Wounded Warrior Project Wrap
Turbo and Exhaust on Deck...