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Question 6.0 coolant and the oil cooler

since this seems to be a hot topic right now im looking a flushing mine a moving to a good elc. thing is i have no way to despose of the coolant if i do it myself. been looking around for a place but no luck yet. is this worth doing to my truck at 90,000 miles or should i wait till i get in the motor when i need to. i have had very little trouble with the motor ipr and stc where replace last winter. if the dealer does it what should i tell them i want done and how to do it. thinking that might be my only option with me working on the road. thanks for your input.

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Federal law says all auto shops have to take the old oil and coolant

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ya lots of shade tree stuff around here might call a few. not saying theres anything wrong with them i take stuff to those guys when im busy or on the road.
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Federal law says all auto shops have to take the old oil and coolant
HUH? They have the right to refuse service to anyone...

I'm sure Vatozone or Checker will take your old coolant

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so what about the flush itself im i wasting my time with the miles on the truck now or should i go a head and do it. far as i know its never been done.
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I just did mine at 34k miles, the thing is to get that Ford Gold crap out of there...

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so what about the flush itself im i wasting my time with the miles on the truck now or should i go a head and do it. far as i know its never been done.
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I flushed my 2006 6.0 at around 26,000 miles and filled her up with the Ford Gold crap (I didn't know any better at that point in time). Now I would definately go with an ELC.

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