Last post on Aug 23, 2011 at 8:31 AM
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#164 of 166 Re: 80 Silverado Diesel Coolant Loss [Mr_Shiftright]
Aug 23, 2011 (6:13 am)
Appreciate the advice, but since then it has began smoking white smoke out of the right exhaust tailpipe. I drive a big truck for a living and when they do this, it usually a blown head gasket. Of course it still has pressure in the radiator. I'm 99% sure it has not been hot. I checked the water temperature with a laser, and it shows around 190 degrees. What do you think about the head gasket "assumption" ?
#165 of 166 Re: 80 Silverado Diesel Coolant Loss [tilford]
by MrShift@Edmunds HOST
Aug 23, 2011 (8:31 am)
You can buy a test kit to test for combustion gases in the coolant.