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You know you own a 6.0...

So I loaded my stock trailer and truck to the gills and I'm moving to san antonio. I get up early and go fill up with diesel and while washing the window I notice a large puddle. I being a normal person beging to worry about what it could be.... I notice it is green and antifreeze. And then I'm like..... Oil cooler failed, little blue hose failed, head gaskets, egr cooler etc......after probably 3 mins of crapping my pants thinking what will I do I stop and think.... My truck dosent use green antifreeze... The coolant was where is should be so all is well. Now off to go give the truck a work out

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So, have you seen a vehicle on the side of the road with steam coming out of it?

Have a safe trip. I, myself, will be traveling up to Portland, Or. today. Yes moving up there!
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... I don't know how many times I have done basically the same thing. I go into the store and come out and notice a puddle under the truck, start thinkin ahhh crap, and then realize it's not from my truck.


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I'm guessing that you didn't lose nearly as much as it appeared. Spills are like that. The last beer that I spilled was like a million ounces.
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lol I hate that feeling

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I just got one thing to say.... j/k Have a safe trip.

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The only puddle I ever see under my truck comes from one of two things. People drooling over how good it looks or the condensation from the AC

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The only puddle I ever see under my truck comes from one of two things. People drooling over how good it looks or the condensation from the AC


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I'm guessing that you didn't lose nearly as much as it appeared. Spills are like that. The last beer that I spilled was like a million ounces.
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I've had this truck for just over a month and the first weekend we were packing and moving so it had a trailer and it was flawless. I've heard and read tons of horror stories but I've never been stranded by either of my 6.0's. I do really miss my gauges... I wish I had goty them installed b4 I left. I always worry about crap... Reguardless. I hate walking!!! I bet she will do fine though.

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When I got my truck, I had only put 46 miles on it, pulled up to the house and noticed a coolant smell, looked under the wheel well and saw melted frosty pouring out down the frame. BAM.... oil cooler took a crap!!! The dealership took care of everything and I was back on the road in no time and have had no issues since. I am always keeping an eye out and I don't want to see that frosty chit again!


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My first 6.0 I smelt coolant.. The coolant bottle was cracked. I bought one filled her up and was on my way. 3 months later oil cooler. It was 3months from being out of warranty. Best $100 I spent at a dealer. This truck still has some warranty left so hopefully ill be covered

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