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Old 07-23-2011, 08:32 PM
99rangerguy 99rangerguy is offline
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Exclamation Coolant leak.

So, I litteraly just put coolant in my truck 2 days ago and now it's near empty. How do I know if I have a leak?
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Old 07-23-2011, 08:44 PM
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Default Re: Coolant leak.

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So, I litteraly just put coolant in my truck 2 days ago and now it's near empty. How do I know if I have a leak?
Have you looked inside the radiator to see where the level is?

Many times, leaks can not be easily detected. Does the truck exhibit white smoke outside of the tailpipe?
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Old 07-23-2011, 09:13 PM
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Default Re: Coolant leak.

No, no smoke at all.
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Old 07-25-2011, 06:12 AM
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Default Re: Coolant leak.

Find your leak yet? I have the same problem but I smell it burning.......I think its the lower thermostat housing but you see sh@####t with the intake and throttle body air intake tube in the way.
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Old 07-25-2011, 07:55 AM
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Default Re: Coolant leak.

guys try a pressure test i'm sure a local mechanic can help you out.
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Old 07-26-2011, 09:23 PM
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Default Re: Coolant leak.

Now I can smell it too
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Old 07-27-2011, 04:38 AM
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Default Re: Coolant leak.

$124 for parts from Amazon.com and three hours of labor......Thermostat Housing, sensors, thermostat and gaskets all replaced....without removing intake.....no more leaks.....

Housing was leaking in back lower portion leaking down engine valley.
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