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post #1 of 4 Old 02-23-2010, 09:16 AM Thread Starter Rookie
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anti-freeze leak

ive been noticing my anti-freeze level starting to drop little by little. nothing on the ground so im thinking its the head gasket? any suggestions?
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Make sure and check your oil. There is an oil cooler on the lower left side of the motor that is prone to leak. It can develop and internal leak and spill coolant into the oil.
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You rarely ever see a head gasket failure on a 7.3 PSD. I would pressure check the system and see if you can find a leak. I would suspect the water pump which is a pretty common issue and is a pretty easy and inexpensive repair.

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yeah its rare to see headgasket failures on 7.3's. pressure test the cooling system and inspect for external leaks.
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