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Ruptured oil cooler or blown head or????
Please forgive me if there is information I may have missed in a search, been looking for a week now and nothing really is helping. So humbly I need to ask the experts!
Last summer I changed the oil cooler due to a 26 degree delta for the EOT and ECT. While on a very tight budget, and me being a cheap ***, I went with a cheap ebay oil cooler. Now I am leaking oil out of the oil cooler housing, it can be seen on the passenger side front of the oil cooler housing where it meets the block. While doing a checkup last week I noticed a small amount of oil in the degas bottle. I have CAT ELC1 and a coolant filter in place BTW.
Even after the flush, oil cooler and coolant swap I ended up with a 15 degree delta and was hoping to ease along until summer to do again. Now the oil leak and oil in the degas bottle.
There is no spewing of coolant or coolant loss, no burning coolant or white exhaust smoke, engine runs great although takes about 3 seconds to start. Brand new batteries and FICM voltage is in spec.
So the question, blown head gaskets or ruptured oil cooler? EGR cooler is still there as well as the valve, engine is stock. monitored by a Scan Gauge 2.
Truck is an 06 350 dually 6.0 crew cab auto FX4
Thanks for your help and thoughts on her.