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Originally Posted by Bourne Identity
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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