Keep an eye for any leaks, and re-check return bottle periodically for first little while, just to be sure all is good. For additional information, refer to. Looking for a replacement if anyone has a line on one. The engine runs fine, It doesn't sound like it's missing. So we put the hose back on heater core and changed out the oil cooler. My car has an automatic transmission.
This is due to coolant getting out of it's hole, past the head gasket, and into the valley. If it's a lack of compression try adding Marvel Mistery oil to the oil this will free up the rings and valves. Fall 2012, I noticed an oil leak that seem to be coming from the oil filter but after changing the oil filter and trying to pinpoint the leak without any luck, I took it to the dealer. The technician determined it was coming from the top of the oil cooler, he said the casting was very porous and was seeping out the top. Its quite possible the leak is at a heat exchanger inside the radiator.
Help, I have a 2001 excursion v10 thats had an oil leak on the drivers side for some time now and i cant seem to pinpoint where its coming from ive layed under the truck with it running for about half an hour and i get nothing i thought it was coming from the oil pan but now that i look at it more it doesnt seem like it is because i can see fresh oil above the oil pan it looks more like its com ing from this unit on the side of the block thats go t a sensor s crew ed into it its the same unit that connects to the radiator hose that runs down and s plits into the 2 hoses that run to the oil filter housing i thought the oil would be leaking from the sensor but the threads look clean it seems mor e like the oil is com ing from behind that unit im assuming that it has a gasket behind it im not sure what that unit is called if some one can tell me what that part is i would greatly apprecia te it now ive looked at the head where it connects to the blo ck on that side and its perfectly clean no oil at all so my leak isnt from the head i cant see where the oil dipstick is going in because its behind the header but i dont think its leaking from there im running out of i deas any info would be appreciated thank you. Other than that the oil should not harm any other cooling system component. We Flushed radiator one time with dawn, probably not enough because still had some oil in it, but drove two days no trouble, but it started to overheat this am and I shut it down. Never ever is it a head gasket. Will the oil in the coolnt damage other parts like thermostat, water pump, heater core or radiator cap? Now if the stuff don't fix it then I would either pull the heads and see what I found or get a low mileage engine from a salvage or wrecking yard and replace it for a lot less. Are you sure it's not transmission fluid in the coolant? My 2001 also had an oil leak on the driver's side.
Browse other questions tagged or. Would you like to answer one of these instead? Hope this helps let me know how it goes. Are you checking to make sure you have Fuel spraying after you crank the engine? I'm on my second super duty, 1st with a V10. I love cowardly down votes, thanks. First sign of the trouble was pressure built up and blew hose off heater core Sunday. You will need to flush system out a few times and then make sure to flush out all the dawn you are using or the dawn will foam up. I've seen plenty which have had coolant leaks into the oil, though.
All installation components included for a complete repair, where applicable. Engine running strong all along. The old cooler showed clean coolant going in and oil mix coming out. I'm pretty sure there is a transmission cooler in there though. Aug 31, 2010 Check the fuel after about a year gas tends to go bad. You will need to flush the radiator to get the oil out of the radiator. Trans fluid and oil look normal.
Funny, everybody says that, and I've seen a whole lot of cars and trucks with this issue. Now you will need to change the oil and filter to get the water out of the engine. Looking for a replacement if anyone has a line on one. I cannot specifically point out a vehicle which I've worked on which has had oil in the coolant due to a blown head gasket. You should replace the radiator cap if you cannot clean out all the oil sludge from it. I could buy a motor for that. Wait until you see that flow increase 2 or 3 times, and air should be out of system, and top up coolant in rad, put cap back on, and check that return bottle is at proper level as well.
For additional information, refer to. I don't know that vehicle very well, I didn't think they have an engine oil cooler in the radiator. If it's the fuel drain it refill and add fuel treatment. After all is re-assembled, re-fill coolant and start engine and run with heater on to bleed out all air. My car has 250000 miles. I'm on my second super duty, 1st with a V10. The reason no coolant is in the oil is because it is a high pressure leak, oil pressure is always higher than coolant pressure when running, so if the leak only happens at 20-25psi or above, coolant will never get into the oil.
Hold it against the chasis and crank it up to see if it sparks. Dorman Engine Oil Coolers are quality-engineered for efficient cooling of the vehicle engine. Normally I perfer to do all of my own work but after seeing how tight the access to the oil cooler is, I took it to a shop. Leave rad cap off and pay attention to temperature gauge and when you see it getting to normal operating temperature, watch flow in rad for increased flow, indicating thermostat opened and coolant is circulating properly. Is there any other place it could come from other than a cracked gasket, head or block. Remember, air valve on edge of thermostat goes in 3 oclock position when re-installed. Good Luck Hope this helps please leave feed back Nov 29, 2009 i didnt but can answer this one.