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post #1 of 6 Old 07-17-2012, 04:51 PM Thread Starter
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Leaking Coolant?

I am looking at buying a 2008 F250. The guy sent me a picture of the hood and it looked like there were white spots on the overflow tank. Is this normal or is it a sign the coolant is leaking.
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Get it pressure tested. Could be blown head gaskets. The white residue is dried coolant that probably puked out the top of the degas bottle.
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yup it very well could be head gaskets. Like stated above get the coolant system pressure tested to make sure. Also could be the coolant is a little too full, a bad degas bottle cap or egr coolers.

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Personally I'd keep shopping

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Personally I'd keep shopping

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Ya I told the guy I was going to try and find a another one if yall no of any body that has one. I'm interested.

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