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I have a 1996 F350 on my way home from a camping trip i noticed smoke coming from under the hood ,opened the hood and had oil everywhere from coolant tank no water in oil but lots of oil in water HELP!!!!
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Search busted oil cooler..... Good Luck.

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Do the 7.3L have an oil cooler? I haven't heard much about them if they do. I'm interested in hearing the outcome, just in case I run into a problem myself. Sorry I am not much help, but good luck on a fix.
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[QUOTE=GreenF350;1180752]Do the 7.3L have an oil cooler? I haven't heard much about them if they do. I'm interested in hearing the outcome, just in case I run into a problem myself. Sorry I am not much help, but good luck on a fix.
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the cooler is the "tube" that your oil filter header is screwed to.
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thanks for the input, replaced the oil cooler flushed the cooling system changed oil and coolant ,planing next camping trip
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bump-bump-bump---I want to know also.....
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blown oil cooler it happened to me 6 months ago still trying to get all the oil out of the cooling system just start flushing

this was my coolant

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