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Doing some maintenance, what else should I look at

New Powerstroke owner and a diesel newb in general.

My 2000 f350 has a small oil leak that is running down the back of the motor. From what I understand it is usually the turbo pedestal or the HPOP so I am going to start with those 2 items. While I am working in that area, is there anything else that would be good to checkout/replace while I am in there?

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Just an FYI i was told that my oil cooler is leaking. It is coming down behind my oil filter...

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Oil cooler on a 7.3? Haven't heard of that before. USUALLY it's the HPOP o rings or pedestal/turbo o rings.



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Oil cooler on a 7.3? Haven't heard of that before. USUALLY it's the HPOP o rings or pedestal/turbo o rings.
Mines leaking..... If yours is heres some info on it. But two other leaky locations are listed above by jesilvas

Oil Cooler break down - Oil Cooler

Oil Cooler Repair - Ford Powerstroke Diesel Forum

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If your clearin a space up on your motor for repair. Take a scrub brush and clean er up. A clean motor is a happy motor. Plus it makes it nice not to get dirty every second you touch a piece on your motor

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hmmm. Didn't know they tended to leak



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Thanks for the info. I'll check it out.

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oil coolers tend to leak over time..... was common on the idis. the two are pretty much the same.

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