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Old 03-30-2013, 03:10 PM
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coolant leak after coolant leak!

SO here is the scoop....
I bought my 2008 f250 6.4 back in June of 2012. 3 weeks into me owning it the radiator took a dump on me. I fixed that myself. Then in august another leak appeared off the back hose off the horizontal EGR cooler. I fixed that. Then the lower coolant hose coming off the thermostat housing started leaking cause it was the old style hose. I fixed that 2 months ago. Now my upper radiator hose is leaking! Is anyone else having these issues with consistant leaks poping up every couple months? I only have 84K miles on the truck as it sits.

I have done a couple mods since purchasing the truck..... H&S Mini Maxx, AFE CAI, 5" Diamond Eye DP back exhaust. I am running performance tune and getting 24-25 MPG highway at 75 MPH.

I did replace the coolant res cap with an aftermarket cap back when the radiator went. Could this be the cause of all my leaks?

Please HELP!
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Old 03-30-2013, 03:27 PM
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A lot of guys that have done the new radiator do hoses and tstats in one bang if u can. I just did Radiator also but nothing else has happened to me. Knock on wood
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around the mileage you are replacing all that stuff, I had to do the same. I had a cracked radiator replace under warranty, an upper hose replaced my own expense because warranty was up, then T-stat after upper radiator hose. Been good since, and running good also.
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Well I am hoping that this is the last of it! I can't stand being around my truck and smelling coolant!
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Well I am hoping that this is the last of it! I can't stand being around my truck and smelling coolant!
I know, it's horrible, not the smell but the feeling you get and then you ask yourself "now what?"
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I am also considering doing a EGR cooler delete. If anyone has any suggestions or pro's and con's to the different kits it would be a great help. I have been leaning toward the Sinister Diesel kit due to more companies are carrying it and seems to be a better backing to the product. Any input anyone??????
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After the last hose I thought I would be good for a while.... I was wrong!
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there is a thread going on, I think in the 6.4 performance section. A member on there just finished installing an EGR delete kit.
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Thx. I will check it out!
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Thx. I will check it out!
I will look for it as well, its a good thread.
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