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auto part stores sell these little chemical dip sticks that test for exhaust gases in coolant. would be a good place to start. also a headgasket pressure test would be cheap DIY. on the pressure test...
i read most should be around 11psi driving and if it gets above 16 psi bad juju.
also make sure the psi doesn't jump really fast. if its a slow rise over some time own road your good.
the egr cooler fails because of 3 things...
3. clogged oil cooler can cause reason 1+ 2. you need to find a good long hill and romp on it in 3rd to check your temps again.
currently-1999 F250 SBRB 4X4 7.3, 6.0 trans cooler, 08 mirrors, AIS Intake, Hydra, Level kit, 33s.
-2004 F350 CCLB 4x4: Sinister Race solutions kit, CAT ELC Edge CS, SCT SF3, PHP Ficm programmer, Procomp, Rough country, and Nitto goodies.
-2004 excursion, banks exhaust, 03 turbo, aem intake. 4in lift, 35in kumhos
-2006 f350 king ranch, aem intake, 10 in fabtech, 40in tires, sct tunes.
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