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Why would my truck be shooting lots of water out of my exhaust an not be getting any into the oil?

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  • Bill Chestnut Oct 30, 2012

    I go back to the original premise - a section of the head gasket failed, and it just happened to fail in the right place. I had a simular thing happen to me on another vehicle I owned. Oil was fine, but I kept draining my radiator fluid.

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Is your coolant level going down? If so, then the leak in the head gasket is between a cylinder and a cooling port. If no coolant is lost, are you sure you're just noticing the condensed water blowing out from teh catalytic converter just after you start the truck? You won't see water after everything is hot because the water vapor is steam and you can't see it on a hot day.

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    curry5345 Oct 29, 2012

    the coolant level is going down. I put a gallon plastic bucked to catch the liquid to see if it was water or diesel and it filled the jug half way up with water

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    curry5345 Oct 29, 2012

    while throwing it everywhere else as well. I checked my oil and the oil is perfect no water in it.

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    curry5345 Oct 29, 2012

    The truck runs good but it sounds like it has a knock my friend is an international mechanic he says it could be a cracked pan?

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