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C-13 Oil in Radiator


Created On Monday December 01, 2014 14:07 Diesel Talk
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firetrucktech
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Note Monday December 01, 2014 14:07 View thread in raw text format
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Hey guys' I needs some help I have a 2004 Fire truck that ran a call yesterday and the Driver call me and said his check engine light came on and the little light in the oil pressure gauge came on
every time he revved the engine. also the Jake brakes sounded funny. when I got to the station I checked the fluids and there was a large amount of oil in the radiator. Does this sound like a oil cooler problem to you. I have not ran the engine and had it towed to the shop. when I pull the oil dip stick it is not over full and I does not good like it has anti freeze in it. Also I have not check the codes it set . Thanks for your time.
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JoeZ
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Note Tuesday December 02, 2014 04:07 View thread in raw text format
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I would think the oil cooler would be the first place to look....

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44 years in the business and worked on everything from 53 series to 149 series. Winding it down now...time to move on.
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Note Tuesday December 02, 2014 18:48 View thread in raw text format
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Thanks Joe I am taking it apart tonight . Also if i remove the thermostsat and fill the cooling system with water and dish washing liqud,run it and flush a few times will that clean the radiator and the inside of the block?
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You need to use either Lestoil or Cascade...something non-foaming.

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44 years in the business and worked on everything from 53 series to 149 series. Winding it down now...time to move on.
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Note Saturday December 06, 2014 06:48 View thread in raw text format
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Thanks for your help joe.
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