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post #1 of 5 Old 05-04-2012, 04:58 AM Thread Starter
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I think it's stud time

I was towing with my 2005 f-250 probably 8k nothing special, well made the trip headed on my way home when temp started creeping up. When it hit 220 I pulled over checked it out, it was puking
the trip was about 90 miles each way I had to stop 4 times within the 90 miles to fill it back up does that seem right? also when normally driving the truck unloaded she will puke everywhere. just wanted to make sure I'm heading in the right direction before I do studs AGAIN

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With your egr deleted I would point towards the hg again. What line are you filling the degas bottle up to tough? If your overfilling it that could be a reason, or your cap is bad. Once they blow your supposed to replace it. Best way is to get a gauge and hook it up and see if your going over 15psi

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This truck still has EGR, and stock bolts.
my 04 was studded and deleted.
I've been filling to the line on the update sticker, and If i put my hand where the cap is supposed to be it builds alot of pressure, I just don't recall my 04 puking this bad when the HG's went.

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Here is a trouble shooting guide.
Troubleshooting coolant loss (white residue around cooling system components(degas))

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I would do an EGR delete before I done studs unless you plan on eventually putting studs in it anyway. The EGR delete is a lot cheaper and it might fix your problem.


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