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Installed a new coolant cap..now I have a coolant leak. *UPDATE*
About 3 days ago i installed a new stant coolant cap. I replaced the old one for piece of mind. When unscrewing the old one I could barely hear any pressure releasing and I can definately hear the pressure realease with the new one so that leads me to believe the old one was bad. After the first day of being installed I came outside and noticed about a 4" x 4" area of coolant almost directly under the motor...maybe a little to the right. I crawled under the truck and checked and found nothing wet or running. I dont even notice any coolant out of the degas bottle, etc. Its been 2 days and I have been checking the truck every few hours and it doesnt leak a drop throughout the day or when its hot...only overnight. This leads me to believe its a "cold" leak from the system now having pressure where as it didnt before. Any input? I crawled under the truck today and it was dry but there appeared to be a small amount of white residue on the lower radiator hose where it goes back into the motor? maybe an o-ring? Im going to check again in the morning for any wet areas, specifically around that hose.
2008 F-250 XLT ECSB FX4, H&S MiniMaxx - HD300/SM1 Tranny Tune, A1 H11 Head Studs, Diamond Eye 4" DP/5" Straight Pipe, S&B CAI w/ Dry Filter, Full EGR/Cooler Delete w/ EBP Sensor Relocation, Flo-Pro Intake Elbow, Rudy's Coolant Filter, Ready Lift Leveling Kit, 20" AE 016 Wheels, 35x12.50 Toyo Open Country M/T
*SOLD* 2008 F-250 XLT ECSB FX4,H&S MiniMaxx - HD300/S2M Tranny Tune,Diamond Eye 4" DP/5" Straight Pipe,Sinister EGR/Cooler Delete,DieselSite Coolant Filter, Zerex EC-1 Coolant,S&B CAI
Last edited by carter4612; 07-05-2012 at 07:23 PM.