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05 f250 coolant HELP!!!!!!

Hey iam new on here and need help bad. I have a 2005 f250 6.0 I check my coolant this morning and it was greenish brown fliud I just got the about two month ago the the guy said it had egr delete and it does have a aftermarket radiator I have check transmission fliud it looks fine So I drain and flushed everything got a new thermostat put in don't know where to go from here also truck would not heat up all the way when I got it I thought it was because the aftermarket radiator but not sure now i checked the coolant two weeks ago and it was fine any help would be great thanks
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What kind of coolant did you buy? Did you flush with water or chemicals? Did you just let water run through it or did you run it for a bit with the thermostat out? The coolant should be either gold or red.


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I haven't put oolant in in it was green from the guy I got it from I took thermostat out and lower radiator hose off and ran water through the motor and then the radiator then put everything back together and fill up with water and peaks radiator flush and let warm up and then open valve on the bottom of radiator and let it flush out that way to
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So you haven't put coolant back in it yet?


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No nothing its parked in my driveway havent done anything else to it wanted to find out why it was like that before I went any further
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Leaving just water will produce rust which is why it's brown. What exactly is wrong with the truck? Your original post is kind of confusing


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I drained all the water out. The problem iam haveing is I check the coolant in it this morning and it was a greenish and brownish oile fluid it look like oil was in it I check it two week ago and it was fine normal green coolant
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The green could be residual left in the system especially if the heat was not on. It takes time to flush it all out. If there is oil in it, it could indicate a possible oil cooler rupture.


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Another guy said head gaskets is that a chance or is it most likely oil cooler failure
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Usually oil in coolant is due to the oil cooler being compromised. Read the stickies in the general 6.0 section to get a heads up as to what the problems are with the 6.0 platform and how to fix them. Also get a monitor like the scangauge 2 on it to tell health of the motor.

On a side note you can see if the egr has been deleted by looking just below the passenger side of the intake manifold. And with an 05 there should be a check engine light on the dash.


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