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What are the symptoms of EGR/Head Gasket Failure?

Hey guys, I don't think I am having these problems but I was just wondering what the signs and symptoms of these problems are? Would I definitely notice if one of these things was broke? What would I notice if there was a problem?

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Puking coolant out of the reservoir/ coolant out of the exhaust.

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When your truck whistles at you like a tea kettle your head gaskets are usually bad..

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So it will be pretty obvious if it happens?

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yeah its pretty obvious. and when the EGR cooler went out on my brothers truck it would throw coolant out of the exhaust..

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I think my coolant has been coming out of my reservoir but I'm not getting anything out of the exhaust. Do I have a problem?




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Mine is doing this too, and you can smell a burnt smell inside the cab. I think im in trouble.
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