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post #1 of 3 Old 06-30-2012, 04:58 PM Thread Starter
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Coolant smell

I smell coolant around the passenger side of my truck...deltas are good. Pressure tested and held fine. I'm not loosing any coolant. Not puking. No smoke from exhaust.

Also have replaced the oem Degas cap with a new one
I am not leaking coolant anywhere that I can find.

Any ideas?

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Did you check the small section of hose between The EGR cooler and oil cooler? I had the smell on occasion but no coolant loss for months. Then, one Saturday morning woke up to a small puddle under the truck.

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If you are at WOT when it happens, it's the coolant cap venting at 16 psi.

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'06, studs, oem gaskets, cant seem to find egr, sct (innovative & tsd), hids, mbrp, afe, and a few others.. but if a duramax owner is asking its just a "stock, slow, pos"
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