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post #1 of 29 Old 07-23-2010, 12:35 PM Thread Starter
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Coolant Leak?? Where from

Ok so I just got my truck back from the dealer after having a decent amount of work done. Now the past couple days Ive been noticing a small puddle under the truck. Now it only leaks once a day and Im out with the truck multiple times a day but when it leaks its a decent size.

Its gotta be coolant, The leaking fluid has a gold tint to it.

It seems to be coming from the front drivers side of the engine, I cant see it from the top. I cant see exactly where it starts from the bottom either but can trace it up pretty far.

Anybody have an idea what it could be? If is a loose clamp or something Im sure I could reach it so I can save a trip to the dealer, any input is appreciated.

I tried to get some pictures but they arent the best, you can see it dripping down the wiring that Ive zoomed in on.



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heres a bump for you matt. Not real sure where to look on a 6.4. Sorry you've had so many issues with that thing.

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Check the hoses/lines to the EGR cooler on the front. Not even sure if that's possible. Surely something simple.

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Thanks guys

alright so after looking at it more closely it looks like the leak is coming from the EGR cooler on the drivers side of the block. Looks like its back to the dealer. I guess the coolers may need to be replaced? They already have been once

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alright so after looking at it more closely it looks like the leak is coming from the EGR cooler on the drivers side of the block. Looks like its back to the dealer. I guess the coolers may need to be replaced? They already have been once
Do they not hace hose clamps on the EGR coolers? Never looked at the 6.4's but I know the D-Max has 2 hoses that go to the cooler and are just regular hose clamps that hold them on.

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Do they not hace hose clamps on the EGR coolers? Never looked at the 6.4's but I know the D-Max has 2 hoses that go to the cooler and are just regular hose clamps that hold them on.
Im not sure Ill have to go look at it again real quick.

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It does have the regular hose clamps but I cant see any hint of coolant leaking from where the hoses connect

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It does have the regular hose clamps but I cant see any hint of coolant leaking from where the hoses connect
If they are fairly easy to get to, it might be worth buying some and replacing them if it would save a trip to the dealer.

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do you have any updates. mine is doing the same, and im taking it to the dealer in the morning.

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Im planning on taking it to the dealer tomorrow but all the sudden today it wont leak at all. I have no freaking clue why. Ive topped off the bottle cuase it was leaking a lot and now it wont at all, Ive been driving it a lot today to see if it would do it

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