Using coolant?

Discussion in 'Ask An Owner Operator' started by Movingismylifeilovemoving, Feb 3, 2023.

  1. Movingismylifeilovemoving

    Movingismylifeilovemoving Light Load Member

    Aug 5, 2015
    My truck uses half a gallon over 4000 miles. I of course thought my egt cooler was leaking(isxcm2350)

    I bought a pressure tool kit off Amazon and found so many leaks.

    Thermostat housing, trans cooler, and the apu lines.

    Now the system holds pressure to 20 psi.

    If your using coolant it's not always your egr.
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  3. Dino soar

    Dino soar Road Train Member

    Dec 8, 2017
    This is very true.

    If you pressurize the system and just let it sit for awhile, when you come back and look at it you'll be surprised at the leaks you'll find.
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  4. Rideandrepair

    Rideandrepair Road Train Member

    Aug 8, 2015
    I’m usually good about checking my clamps and hoses occasionally. Especially new ones after a day, then a week or so, I just recently checked all mine, first time in 2 yrs. since I had an inframe, new radiator, CAC etc. Hoses were about 6 mos. old at the time. Anyways, every single one was loose. It’s a wonder I didn’t have any leaks. The turbo boots were also loose, and all the air compressor hoses. Surprised one didn’t blow off.
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  5. mitmaks

    mitmaks Road Train Member

    May 16, 2014
    You shouldn't use any coolant
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