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  1. 6.0 Coolant pressurized in 10 seconds

    6.0L Problems Forum
    Got a stock 06 6.0 power stroke. The second the truck starts, the coolant tank starts overflowing with combustion gas. My question is can a head gasket failure be this bad? Warped head? I’m thinking injector cup broke its seal or cracked.
  2. Transmission high heat in 6.0

    6.0 Trannie problems
    I have a 2006 f250 6.0 and there was coolant in the transmission fluid. I had just got it back from a head gasket job with everything done. I am confused on what is causing the high heat. I have change the fluid like 3-4 times now to try to flush the coolant out of the system but every time I...
  3. Degas leak

    General 6.0L Discussion
    Last week I bought an 03 6.0 and I’ve noticed since then that there is coolant leaking from the degas bottle. The bottle itself, oil cooler, and egr cooler have all been replaced within the past couple years and I have the paperwork showing it was done. Once I started noticing it leaking I...
  4. Primary Radiator Petcock drips when closed

    6.7 Motor Problems (2011-2016)
    I just drained a small amount of coolant to do the coolant testing. When turning the petcock back in, the cam engages and it turns the last 1/4 turn. At that time, it continues to drip very very slowly. Is this common; is there an area that needs to finish draining out after the petcock is...
  5. Orange coolant?

    94-98 7.3L General Powerstroke Discussion
    Bought a 97 F-250 with the 7.3 PSD. The coolant is orange. From what I am reading, there is no possible way this is correct and I need to flush it out and refill with green + SCA. Is there any correct coolant for this engine that is orange?
  6. 2008 F-350 King Ranch Degas/Coolant Issues

    6.4 Motor Problems
    I know...another one of these threads... From what I've found Degas tank overflow can be from the tee installed incorrectly, Degas bottle issues, cap failure, stuck thermostats, or head gaskets. Truck is deleted and has no small coolant line tee. Just got done upgrading cooling system: new...
  7. She Spring a Leak

    General 6.7 Discussion (2011-2016)
    Hey Guys, Newbie here. Driving around town today running some errands, I happened to be monitoring the truck via Forscan and noticed a regen was taking place. Drove around for a while trying to get g/L as low as possible...when I pulled in my driveway I put the truck in park for a few minuets...
  8. Multiple ECT sensors?

    99-03 7.3L Powerstroke Problems
    I recently noticed my coolant temperature was over 500 degrees Fahrenheit when I had just started the engine. Great! I replaced the ECT sensor. It's located just to the left of the thermostat housing. I attached a photo to be crystal clear of what I replaced. Now my temperature is reading...
  9. 6.0 coolant leak

    6.0L Problems Forum
    hello all, new here and i need advice on my 2003 ford f250 6.0 4x4 bone stock 492,679 miles. i been having a strange coolant leak started 2 months ago when my degas bottle was empty so i topped off with some red elc and bought a borescope camera and found that the big o ring under the intake...
  10. ‘03 6.0 losing coolant

    6.0 Motor problems
    84,000 miles. Truck just started overheating and losing coolant recently while pulling trailer and bobcat. No idea where coolant is going. No known leaks. No smoke. EGR delete performed a year ago. New oil cooler at same time. Studs also replaced then. No dummy light unless overheating. How am I...
  11. orange/Red spillage from degas.

    6.0L Problems Forum
    Hey guys so I am new to diesels and recently purchased a 2004 lariat 6.0L I looked online and didnt find this issue, so i am sorry if this is a repeat. When i purchased it I did the temp test between the engine coolant and the oil. It never got greater than 5 degrees. Temps reached to about...
  12. Catching Coolant During Coolant Filter Install

    94-98 7.3L General Powerstroke Discussion
    Hey guys, I just got done changing out the o-rings on my oil cooler and flushing the coolant system out yesterday. Filled it up with Fleet Charge (the pink stuff with the SCA's already added). I have a coolant filter kit that I ordered from N.A.S Automotive that I wanted to install before I...
  13. Where'd my coolant go?

    6.0L Problems Forum
    It's been almost a year since I got the truck. Bought it bone stock with 80k miles. I have since had to replace all eight fuel injectors with the fuel pump. I added the Edge insight to keep an eye on things, and then I straight piped the exhaust. I have put 25k miles on it since the summer and I...
  14. High ECT/no heat in cab at idle

    6.0 Motor problems
    Newbie here. First post. I go out to start my truck in the AM, let it run until EOT and ECT are both at LEAST above 150. However, it doesn't matter how warm it gets, it won't blow heat in the cab. Ice cold air only. Until I put it in drive then bam, blows heat like normal (maybe even hotter...
  15. Leak at the top rear driver side of engine: Coolant or Transmission Fluid?

    6.4L Problems Forum
    Well, I thought I was done with leaks for a while after just replacing my radiator (Mishimoto) and updating the hoses. Now, there is a leak at the back of the motor. The fluid is red, but so is my coolant now. It seems to be water soluble with very little smell. I know the truck smells a...
  16. Ice cold coolant lines and reservoir

    6.4L Problems Forum
    OK I have a few issues on my 2008 with under 100000 miles To start things off I live in central Saskatchewan Canada. (its cold here lol) First: This is the second time it has happened to me where my truck has blown over half the coolant out of the reservoir in less than 80 miles. Everything...
  17. FS: 6.0 Coolant Bypass Filtration System

    Performance & Drivetrain Parts
    FS: 6.0 Coolant Bypass Filtration System - SOLD For sale is one coolant bypass filtration system. Works fine. It is unbranded, but began its life as a Dieselsite unit. The bracket is modded to hang on the stud next to the rad on the pass side. You just need to add two hose clamps for the...
  18. What is the correct/best coolant for my 2000 Ford F250 7.3L Diesel

    99-03 7.3L General Discussion
    Hey All, I purchased a used Ford F250 7.3L Diesel 8 months ago with 150K miles on it. I pulled my first big load with it this past weekend from Murrieta, CA to Mammoth Lakes, CA...a total of about 350 miles one way in very hot temperatures and up a mountain. When pulling the mountain to...
  19. 6.0 PSI test

    General Diesel Discussion
    2003 6.0, EGR delete 140k. Still running stock head studs and gaskets 185k. No programmer (yet). Im running a PSI coolant test now. It runs 12 psi all the time at 180 degree coolant temp. After normal warm up (truck reaches 180), I can remove the cap, bleed off pressure and it'll stay right...
  20. Normal 6.0 pressures?

    General Diesel Discussion
    2003 6.0 ERG delete, 4" straight pipe, 185k stock head studs and gaskets. Never programmed. It sits at 60 PSI fuel pressure and drops to 58 PSI when you really get on it (does drop at less than 1/8 tank of diesel). I don't think it's ever had the blue spring. :dunno: ECT and EOT stay at 180 all...
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