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post #1 of 3 Old 09-09-2013, 04:45 PM Thread Starter
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I am a new member looking for some info on our "new" truck we are having some issues with. We are losing antifreeze at a rapid pace and just realized today it is coming out the exhaust...uggg...
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I am a new member looking for some info on our "new" truck we are having some issues with. We are losing antifreeze at a rapid pace and just realized today it is coming out the exhaust...uggg...
More likely than not your EGR cooler has failed. You need to get this handled sooner than later, as it is possible for coolant to also enter a cylinder. I would suggest a Bulletproof Diesel EGR cooler.

Also, recognize that most EGR coolers fail because the oil cooler plugs first, and then starves the EGR cooler for coolant.

You need to get a monitor on your truck ASAP so you can view the vitals. In particular, start with the Engine Coolant Temp (ECT) versus the Engine Oil Temp (EOT).

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+1 what he said ^ Grab a Edge Insight CT or CTS tuner immediately. Plenty of info/articles on here about monitoring the 6.0 and common failures. #1 thing to do right now is get a tuner and READ. Good luck with the new rig. Heres some vital info:

Write Up: Monitoring the 6.0L PSD.

Write Up: Bullet-Proofing the 6.0L PSD.

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