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coolant lose?

ive been watching my coolant level for a while now and noticed its been geting a little lower and lower all the time .now its down to min or a little below should i add more aintifreeze or go let ford look at it?

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bump bump anyone know?

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The minimum mark is where we are supose to keep it. My wife's excursion has a sticker on the degass bottle showing that the minimum mark is the full mark.

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hmm thats wierd

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thats true. see if it stays at the min. thats where it needs to be at

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if it does drop below min do i need to add some or get it checked it was at the full mark.

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afe stage 2 intake system
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Recon Smoked led lights all around with harley headlights.

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I have been watching mine as well... I think it dumps on bouncy roads or something, and the stable level is at the minimum mark...

I do not add any, and it has not moved now in a couple thousand kms... As it turns out from talking to others, some just seem to throw out the coolant above the min. level in some trucks... all OK
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Has any of it been puking out of the cap(milky residue around the bottle)? If it stays at the Min level you should be Ok. If it keeps going you need to get it checked out for the EGR cooler/headgaskets. My bottle would run dry on some longer trips and I just kept refilling till I got it fixed...never once ran hot.

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This happened to me last week, coolant loss issue. took it to the dealer and it was the oil cooler/egr. dont worry its covered by warranty
my dealer showed me the total it about 3,300 bucks


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ill keep an eye on it there is no residue around the cap. soon i am going to get an egr delete

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xcal 3/quadzilla commander with innovative tuned by eric and dj's looney tune

4inch straight piped with 5inch tip

afe stage 2 intake system
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15% window tint all around with 5% eyebrow

Recon Smoked led lights all around with harley headlights.

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