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Whenever i start my F350 7.3L V8 Diesel in the morning it leaks antifreeze. This is the only time i notice it leak, is the first time i start it in the morning. Any ideas?

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As the engine heats up, slight expansion occurs in all parts and therefore closing the gap that a cooling leak is coming from. Example: water pump to block mating surfaces. Also possible when vehicle is shut off and cools, leak occurs and puddles in a certain area, then when stated in the morning the cooling fan blows coolant off.

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