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post #1 of 5 Old 11-22-2008, 12:57 PM Thread Starter
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Coolant Leaking

From what I have read on this forum I believe it may be the egr but I need some additional input from the pros.

I have a 05 F250 6.0 with 58,000 miles; I just noticed yesterday coolant on the drivers side of the engine compartment. I noticed the coolant from the outside of the truck dripping down from the shock tower; I opened the hood and the whole drivers side under the d gas tank was wet. At first I thought it was a hose but after checking I couldn't find and leaking hoses.

Does this sound like the d gas tank leaking coolant because of the egr or could it be from something else? The truck doesn't smoke and seems to running great.

One more question would the egr be covered under warranty; truck is stock.

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Sounds to me like that's your culprit.

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EGR cooler is covered by 100k engine warranty and is your likely problem... Take it to your dealership and describe the symptoms. $100 deductible should get it taken care of.

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Are those that are paying the $100 deduct, are you guys getting reimbursed?

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I did for my FICM when it was replaced, but not when my EGR cooler was replaced. It was two separate trips; EGR cooler was a year ago Sept and FICM was this past Sept, so that may be the reason why.

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CCV Reroute (Reinstated)
4" MBRP Exhaust
MTW Stage 1 Turbo
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BulletProof Water Pump
Riff Raff Intercooler Boots
Gogo Diesel Direct Drive Solenoid
BulletProof All-Aluminum Radiator
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BulletProof Oil Cooler System w/ Bypass Filter
SCT w/ Custom Tunes (TSD, DJ's, Innovative, Gearhead, QuickTricks)

Exterior Mods:
Bilstein 5100 Shocks
Icon Adjustable Trac Bar
Firestone RideRite Air Bags
BDS Dual Steering Stabilizer
Aluminum Finned Differential Cover
Reese 16k Manual Slider 5th Wheel Hitch
Icon 2.5" Leveling Kit w/ F-350 rear blocks
20" BMF Novakanes wrapped in 33" Nitto Terra Grapplers
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