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I have a 97 powerstroke. and i was checking my fluids today and noticed that there was oil in my coolant. but here's the kicker, there is no water in my enging oil the levels are fine and the dipstick was clean. the trans in clean to. any idea were the oil came frome.?
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Oil cooler gaskets. Common problem. I don't think they are that hard to change.

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I thought about that but wasn;t sure if this had one. were would i locate the oil cooler?
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i believe its on the driverside above and forward of the filter.

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thankyou for the help it worth a shot. to change those gaskets any flush my system. and see what that does.
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That should be the fix for ya. Let us know if that doesn't work.

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hey you think napa or kragen would carry them or should i go to the dealer?
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I don't know if napa would have them. It might be a dealer item. You could try going to an IH dealer if you have one near by. Parts are usually cheaper and sometimes better.

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Go to an IH or Ford Dealer for the O-ring gaskets. they have a special coating on them thats heat activated and seals better than just plain O rings. The oil cooler is the black horizontal 2" round tube that comes out of the Aluminum oil filter adapter runs forward along the drivers side of the block, then has another aluminum end cap that has 2 botls that connect it to the lower part of the water pump. Its a little messy. But drain the oil, and coolant, and you shouldnt get too much of mess on you when you take it off.



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thanks for the help but i was thinking of switching to an external cooler that mounts on the rad. so it would cool better. cuz i know there has been coolin issues with this style since they us coolant. if the coolant is hot so is the oil which defets the purpose of a cooler. so does anyone know were i could buy adapters for a aux one
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