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Old 05-19-2009, 08:01 PM
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geting head stud work :(

I have been looking at the degas often, and yesterday I saw a drizzle of dried fluid on the inside of the ring with the slit. I checked the rubber cap seal and its perfect.

Its driven only once a week. I told my father to drive it like a g-ma and leave it on stock. I'm not going to tell him it needs new head studs cuz it will scare him (bad for me). But I will explain once I have all the information and the game plan for my wife(truck)

I'm going to disconnect the edge soon. RP eng oil, it has 43,000 Miles.

I can disconnect the edge but what about the pyrometer thats on the down pipe???

I'm calling the dealer to ask about the warranty and the stud work tomorrow.

"""""So how should I go about this with the dealer."""""" I got 4 dealers that are close by that I'm willing to drive to, Fathers is 14miles.

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I would call the dealers first and just flat out ask. Tell them you think you are leaking coolant and if they have to replace gaskets will they put in studs for you if you supply them They should tell you yes or no and then you can take it to the one that says yes.
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oh and dont let them know you have a programmer
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I would call the dealers first and just flat out ask. Tell them you think you are leaking coolant and if they have to replace gaskets will they put in studs for you if you supply them They should tell you yes or no and then you can take it to the one that says yes.
Thank you very much. Im not saying anything about the edge or RP. And I will ask about puting ARP. I read the other forum.
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oh and dont let them know you have a programmer
that sounds like a good Idea
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I called 2 dealers today. 1st, nothing gained. 2nd, I love them.

$160 diagnosis. Waived is problem found

$100 deductible

They will look at the EGR, Oil cooler, and heads to find the cause of the coolant leak out of the degas. ALL FULLY COVERED

AND THEY ARE PRO ARP!!!!!! and I still have my warranty!!!!!
^^^^I love people with common sense^^^^
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Where are you located? I'm hoping your close....
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good to hear
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what do I do about the exhaust probe on the down pipe???

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