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What should the PSI in the degas bottle be?

What should the PSI be in the degas bottle of a 6.0 with new Head Gaskets and oil cooler?
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No more than 16 PSI

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I think 14psi is normal though..

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16 psi she's blowing fluids ! what should they maintain under normal operations
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14psi or less ..

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It says on the cap usually.

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I was always told it shuld operate and no more than 10 psi unloaded. I'm running a constant 16-18 under normal driving situations... No puking or coolant loss tho.
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16 psi she's blowing fluids ! what should they maintain under normal operations
Make sure the degas bottle is not overfilled... The MIN line if the FULL hot.

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I was always told it shuld operate and no more than 10 psi unloaded. I'm running a constant 16-18 under normal driving situations... No puking or coolant loss tho.
I read your story and im sure you have bad HGs just like my trk did with your same symptoms. Its just your gaskets are not that bad yet.. I would almost bet money on it. 16-18 constant means problems..

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