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post #1 of 14 Old 03-07-2010, 12:54 PM Thread Starter
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Help. Steam coming out of exhaust.

My 04, 6.0 superduty has what appears to be steam coming from the exhaust. Went through about 2 gal coolant coming from Laughin to Vegas last night.
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post #2 of 14 Old 03-07-2010, 12:55 PM
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sounds like a bad egr cooler

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Sounds like your egr cooler is leaking. Pull the EGR valve out and check it for signs of coolant.

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Steam

Can it be cleaned, of does it need to be replaced?
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Well the valve can be cleaned, but thats not the problem. The cooler is whats leaking and it should be replaced or an egr delete kit put in its place.

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how are the emissions laws in nevada if you can just do an egr block off kit if they are not ball busters like ca on the emissions

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he could do that, but he still needs to get a new cooler either way. Infact i saw a place today that sold "better updated coolers" to still be legal but not have the OEM problems.

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Where is the cooler. Nevada emmisions same as Ca.
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The cooler is under the turbo on the pass side of the engine valley.

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Here is the link to the bulletproof cooler,

Ford_Power_Stroke_EGR

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