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EGR cooler leaking or not...?
I am in the process of changing out my oil cooler and doing an egr delete. After a few delays in the project I finally got everything out of the truck and now I have questions. I had asked before and did some tests that were recommended from here and thought I narrowed it down to the egr cooler leaking as to why I had coolant blowing out of the degas cap, but now I dont know.
Here is one of the problems I am having, The intake is all gummed up with black wet soot and all the intake ports into the motor have the same wet soot, but after removing the EGR cooler it only has dry black soot, it is not wet in there. So if the intake has black wet soot, but the egr cooler has dry black soot, does that mean that the egr cooler is not leaking or can that still be the problem. If the head gaskets are bad will the intake manifold get wet? Please help me out I dont want to put everything back together only to have to tear it apart again.
Thank you very much for the help.
2004 F-350 Lariat Crew Cab FX4, Dark Grey, T3 Front and Rear replacement bumpers, Fumoto valve, Diamond plate running boards, Zoodad mod, Dieselsite coolant filter w/ ELC, Blue Spring Mod, LED cab lights, Edge Insight CS, SCT SF3, PHP FICM/ECM rollback, Sinister EGR Delete, 6.4 Banjo Bolts, ARP head Studs, Zone Offroad Leveling Kit, CCV Mod, Straight Exhaust, S&B intake, Atlas 40, 295/75R16 BFG,