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My engine keeps blowing out the anti freeze through the fill tank overflow. I have a 2004 Super Duty 6.0 turbo.

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  • taz1048 Aug 02, 2008

    So far the temp doesm;t go over the normal spot,I've tied turning the heater on high but doesn't seem to matter. Was wondering if I have a possible head gasket going out or possible head problem!

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A TSB / recall was posted saying the min / max level indicators on the tank are misleading ... fill to min when cold ... goes to max when hot :)

Posted on Aug 06, 2008

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Start you truck. let the temp gage get to where it will start blowing the antifreeze out. than turn your heater on full blast. if the temp goes down and the water doesn't come out than you need to change you thermostate.

Posted on Aug 02, 2008

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    Cameron Viseth Aug 02, 2008

    usually if your head gasket goes out or is trying to than your truck will smoke. you can start your truck and let it run for a min and go to the tail pipe and stick your hand in front of it. than take it and smell it. if you can smell antifreeze throught the exaust than it might be possible the water is getting into your engine. than if that happends than yes i would suspect head gasket.

    Another thing is is you are over filling your resivour and raditor it will push out the excess throught the over flow tank. fioll your raditor until you see the fluid at the base of the fill tube. not all the way up. than fill your resivour to the MAX cold line. do not go over this point. . let your truck run. And see if it still pushes the water out of the over flow if not. the problem is that it was being over filled..... let me know what you find out.



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