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Complete Coolant Loss

I've been reading around, but nothing exactly matches my case. I was in class today and when I got a break for lunch I was walking to the truck and noticed I was leaking something under the truck. It was a heavy, steady drip from near the oil drain pan (on the passenger side). I can't locate where it is coming from above that. The coolant was just about completely empty. I added some water and got it home and noticed it had leaked where I had it parked before too. I couldn't see anything from the top and could only see a little underneath. I do have the CTS on it and all has seemed fairly normal (did get high deltas when pulling about 2 weeks ago (roughly 30)). It does blow white smoke when I start it for a little bit. What all could this be? EGR failure, oil cooler failure, head gasket, all three?

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There is a orange or blue hose between the oil cooler and the egr cooler this may be leaking.

You need to have it scanned for dodes and a live datalog done by a tech that knowes the 6.0.


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You need to replace your oil cooler and EGR cooler before you end up with having to do head gasket's as well. I can't say for sure that this is the case for you but if you're blowing steam EVER you must replace your oil and EGR coolers ASAP.
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There is a orange or blue hose between the oil cooler and the egr cooler this may be leaking.

You need to have it scanned for dodes and a live datalog done by a tech that knowes the 6.0.
I don't get any codes on my SCT, will a tech be able to read more than that would? Not real sure of a good tech in the area either..

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Check in the valley to the passenger side of your turbo. the other guy that said to check your hose is on the right track I am dealing with the same problem and it was the orange hose that was leaking and ford has the blue which is considered an upgraded hose. I can get you part numbers if you need, just shoot me a text 719-200-7830

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Crawled under the hood earlier and got a closer look and it actually looked like the t fitting near the turbo for the coolant filter was the problem.. I tightened it up n so far so good, but tuere is a lot of pressure in the degas bottle when cold so $h!t ain't right..

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Crawled under the hood earlier and got a closer look and it actually looked like the t fitting near the turbo for the coolant filter was the problem.. I tightened it up n so far so good, but tuere is a lot of pressure in the degas bottle when cold so $h!t ain't right..
I have alot of pressure in the degass when cold. If there was not, chit would be worse. Coolant systems are pressurized to increase boiling point.

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