Eman85 Regular Joined: 30 Jun 2015 Posts: 237 Posted: Mon Apr 15, 2019 7:03 pm Post subject: Re: Diesel cooling system, any additives needed? Designed for use with all types of coolant, Liquid Chill has been proven to reduce engine temps, in a wide range of vehicles from a purpose built sled pulling truck, to a street car, and even your trail ridden dirt bike. Google, coolant test strips for more info. David G Tractor Guru Joined: 11 Jan 2008 Posts: 23290 Posted: Sat Apr 13, 2019 7:36 am Post subject: Re: Diesel cooling system, any additives needed? We specialize in new Ford, used vehicles, service, and financing. Pressure test the cooling system. All vehicles are subject to prior sale. You need Rotunda test kit number 328-00008. Sure, I've got 12,100 miles on it but come on.
You won't need anything else other than distilled water if you buy the concentrate version. If this is not the case, you have the flush the cooling system. I hear ya, mine is a 2015 f250 lariat powerstroke 6. Liquid Chill is safe for use with all alloys and has a corrosion inhibitor to prevent corrosion, and also help reduce pre-existing buildup. Flush the system and refill with the correct mixture of distilled water and Motorcraft® Specialty Orange Engine Coolant. Posted: Sun Apr 14, 2019 6:22 am Post subject: Re: Diesel cooling system, any additives needed? If you notice a coolant leak, it should be taken care of as soon as possible to avoid damage to your engine. Was a bit low but I topped it off so the coolant level is spot on, doesn't look contaminated or anything noticeable like that.
Reduces PressureEvans Waterless Coolants generate very low vapor pressures reducing stress on engine cooling system components. Drain it and at least get something that's diesel rated. If it does not pass, then you have to add a bottle of revitalizer. Although every reasonable effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the information contained on this site, absolute accuracy cannot be guaranteed. Thanks, Mark Destroked 450 Tractor Guru Joined: 31 Mar 2016 Posts: 4002 Location: Harned, Ky. Engine coolant system strength carboxylates should be checked and serviced at the mileage or equivalent hour intervals specified by the vehicle's message center and maintenance schedule. Features: 1-Quart Bottle For Use With Motorcraft Orange Coolant Ford Suggested Use: Use anti-freeze test strip kit to test for coolant quality every 15,000 miles.
If its low, you must add some stuff included with the kit, if its high, you add another stuff to the coolant. Second, antifreeze has a lower freezing point than water, which keeps it in a fluid state during cold weather. What color anti-freeze do I need for a 2011 -2015 Ford F-350 a 6. Otherwise your coolant is good to go. Radiator Relief for Diesels is also formulated with a corrosion inhibitor that reduces mineral deposits. Then I called my dealer in Hemet and he said to bring her in in the morning and we will check the coolant at no charge.
It starts right back up and runs fine till the next shutdown. Addition of Motorcraft Specialty Green Engine Coolant may cause the color to appear to be a murky green-brown color. Standard Metric Fluid Spec Note Air Cond Refrigerant F250 Super Duty,F350 Super Duty 1. Destroked 450 Tractor Guru Joined: 31 Mar 2016 Posts: 4002 Location: Harned, Ky. Sometimes there is complete powerloss and sometimes its just a very loud noise of mechanical rattle under the hood. Flush the system and refill with the correct mixture of distilled water and Motorcraft® Specialty Orange Engine Coolant. I use a full bottle in my diesel pickup and two bottles in the semi's.
Approximate dry capacity including transmission fluid cooling system, actual refill capacities will vary based on vehicle application and transmission fluid cooling system. Similar to the original formula this proven coolant additive will reduce your operating temperature up to 30°F degrees and reduce engine wear that occurs during extreme heat. Plus, you service department is going to change you out the wazoo anyways if they do it right or wrong. I'll state again, coolant systems are very very important to this truck. I took mine in this morning for this message 12,300 miles and the service manager told me the same thing as he reset the message. It does this till the low fuel pressure warning comes on and goes into safe mode, after safe mode it will not shut down but runs under reduced power.
Different engines require different chemical concentrations in their coolant. Check the percent of glycol in the coolant. Last fill was plain green ethylene glycol. A revised torque converter, improved crankshaft, new five layer head gaskets, and piston assembly upgrades are just a few of the improvements they are testing right now. Differential Gear Oil F250 Super Duty,F350 Super Duty Rear,Dana M80 8. With all the emissions and high power these motors are putting out, the coolant system is so very important.
The turbine wheel is also upgraded from a 64mm up to a 72. Have shown ford my phone videos of what sounds like an engine ready to blow up. They dip a test strip in the coolant to check it out. The message will appear about every 600 hours. You may notice your temperature gauge reading higher than usual, your heater may stop working, or you also notice steam under your hood. Filter Specifications: Spin-On, Non-Chemical Outer Diameter: 3. Our fast shipping, low prices and years of research make us your best choice when you need parts.
Helps maintain optimum efficiency and recommended to be used with distilled water. Truck drives normally, but this comes up every time I start it. With nearly 30 years of experience in liquid filtration, you get quality and value with Donaldson Filters. This special formula is 100% biodegradeable, non-toxic, and non-corrosive. Service Manager said he would test it next time it was in. Not in the mood to take it to the dealer either lol Whatcha guys think? Eman85 Regular Joined: 30 Jun 2015 Posts: 237 Posted: Tue Apr 16, 2019 6:44 am Post subject: Re: Diesel cooling system, any additives needed? If the cooling system has been drained due to a repair, fill a clear, clean approximately 1 L or 1 qt container with coolant from the drain pan.