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jimpanalley
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« on: 06 May, 2019, 12:16:33 PM »

Hi,
I realise this has been a regular topic on here but I'm stuck for an answer, so here goes.
My wife was driving my 2008 Warrior when she heard a noise which she initially thought was a nearby lawnmower.However when she stopped about a hundred yards later she saw fluid leaking from under the truck. When I eventually got there I could see that there was thick gloopy gunge overflowing from the expansion bottle. I checked the oil which was clean (no water) but low. I topped up the oil and started the truck. The engine sounded ok , no smoke from the exhaust , no bubbles in the expansion bottle and no strange noises. Maybe the lawnmower was just a coincidence? I had the oil cooler pressure tested. It came back ok. I would expect some other symptoms to show if there was a head gasket failure or cracked head. My only other thought is does the EGR cooler have oil and water flowing through it? Any input gratefully accepted
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« Reply #1 on: 09 May, 2019, 20:22:40 PM »

if the expansion bottle is bubbling gases after a good hard drive it will be the head,

egr has no oil feed
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