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Coolant flush today crying a little but only on the inside,, ha,,ha,,

Finally did my flush today. I am all red now but took my 8-10 deg delta to 16-18,,, I did not do a chemical flush in the hopes of not making it worse, but had the good ole green in there and finally had a day that I could. It was up over a hundred today and there are now flat roads within 60 miles, so I'm going to see what it looks like on the way to work in the morning before temps get above 80 deg. Coolant filter has been on for 1200 ml's it was so bad I couldn't believe it. should have changed it sooner but I kept thinking this weekend for a couple of months now.

I sharing because I need to say (type) it out loud. Every time I think I'm ready to get my SCT something else has to be fix,,,

Don't get me wrong I love this truck one day I'll have all (most) of the bugs worked out.

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Do the reverse flush. The same thing happened to me. Did the first flush and switched to ELC and the delta went to 14-16. Did the reverse flush and back to 7-9. Will be doing the reverse flush again this month before pulling my camper to Florida. Best of luck!


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Sorry to hear man! I didnt have any issues so I cant say for sure what works but keep us posted dude.

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Sorry to hi jack, anyone got a write up on how to do the reverse flush? I still got the Gold in my truck and my delta's are good now, but I want to get that crap out and ELC in.

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bad thing was I did do a reverse flush,,, It was about 11 deg different this morning about 18 ml's into work

at home I have the link for the reverse flush I post it up when I get there.

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bad thing was I did do a reverse flush,,, It was about 11 deg different this morning about 18 ml's into work

at home I have the link for the reverse flush I post it up when I get there.
Nice, I will check back later on.

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6.0 coolant flush write-up
From Nylyon

Right in post 1 it is on page 14 that the reverse flush starts it is a great write up if you haven't read it you should.

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I would not get too excited yet. I normaly have a delta of 7 to 14 degrees running empty at 80 to 90 degrees. When the outside temps reach 100 plus, all bets are off. Mine will jump 18 degrees difference running empty. It always comes back down.

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I would not get too excited yet. I normaly have a delta of 7 to 14 degrees running empty at 80 to 90 degrees. When the outside temps reach 100 plus, all bets are off. Mine will jump 18 degrees difference running empty. It always comes back down.
I think you are correct. this morning it was 71 degrees driving into work and I never saw more than a delta of 11 so I'll watch and see

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