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Old 04-03-2010, 01:19 PM
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'93 7.3 Turbo leaking water

I just bought this truck about 2 months ago for $2700. When I got it, it didn't leak anything. The truck was minimally used for the past 5 years and probably minimally taken care of. It has 175k on it. I changed the oil about 1 month ago with Rotella. 3 weeks ago, I did a radiator flush and put new fluid in. Ever since then, the motor has developed a leak. At first I thought it was oil, but after checking today it seems like it was just radiator fluid running over grime darkening the fluid. The leak has steadily gotten worse from a couple of drops to now a 2 foot wide puddle. It only leaks when the engine is running and it seems to leak worse when parked on a hill. It looks like it is coming from the rear of the motor around the starter on the passenger side and the clutch master cylinder on the driver side. I don't have any water in my oil. I checked all of the radiator hoses and they are new and not leaking. The motor doesn't smoke or run poorly in any way and I havent noticed any steam so I don't think its a head gasket. The radiator and oil cooler are both new. Any thoughts, thanks for the help.
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Old 04-18-2010, 05:22 PM
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I've got an 88 f350 CC 7.3 idi non-turbo with exactly the same problem. Also noticed since coolant started leaking, engine temp is actually lower- weird. I have noticed the heater hose coming off of the passenger side going to heater core looks swollen, but the water seems to be coming from valve cover area. Any help would be greatly appreciated
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Either 1 of you ever figure out what caused it cause mines doing it now and just had new heads gaskits and injecters installed... NEED FIND OUT WHERE THIS IS COMING FROM!!!!
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