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Ok I checked my coolant the other day, it has green coolant . I've read that this is not a good thing, why? Any way to tell if my oil cooler/egr cooler were changed in the past? I've only had this a little over a year, had the turbo and egr valve replaced already don't want to do anything more except the egr delete. TIA. John

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Sure.... First of all, take some pictures of the top of the motor and we can see if you have an egr cooler. For the green stuff, don't stress just find a link on how to do a full flush and have at it. Green has silicates that dont do will with high heat. If you DO have an egr cooler, it is critical you do a flush like now. Also get some gauges to see the health of your oil cooler.


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I've got the scangauge II coming, should be here next week. I'm sure I have an egr cooler, I had the egr valve replaced under warranty. The Ford mechanic wanted to do an egr delete but couldn't since it was still under warranty which I didn't want to void. Now the warranty is bye bye so I'm planning on doing the delete, gotta figure out what else is needed. Thanks. Coach

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