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So I have a water leak that only leaks when the truck cools off. It will leak for about an hour then it stops. It is coming from the back of the motor on the right side. I have looked all over and I cant find it. Any ideas?

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So I have a water leak that only leaks when the truck cools off. It will leak for about an hour then it stops. It is coming from the back of the motor on the right side. I have looked all over and I cant find it. Any ideas?
The right side meaning the passenger side, then it could be the EGR cooler hose or the seal for the oil cooler.

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+ 1 for the EGR cooler hose.

The 03 EGR coolers are pretty tough, a friend of mine just had this same issue on his 03 and it was the connector hose.

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I have a cooler delete

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I have a cooler delete
The EGR cooler delete kits still use a hose to connect the EGR cooler delete tubing to the oil cooler.

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