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Antifreeze leak after cam tower repair

Discussion in 'General Tundra Discussion' started by IndyTundra, Feb 27, 2018.

  1. Feb 27, 2018 at 4:56 PM
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    IndyTundra

    IndyTundra [OP] Did someone say beer?

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    So, I just got my truck back on Sat from getting both cam tower seals fixed. Pulled into the driveway and since it was light out, decided to try and look for any oil leaking. Walked toward the passenger side and noticed a puddle of antifreeze on the ground. The whole right side of my truck is covered in antifreeze under the hood. Looks like it must have spit out some yesterday as well but I didn't see it because it was dark. I hope this is just from either over filling the reservoir or an air bubble in the system. Gauge never showed anything getting hot. Popped the hood and didn't notice any hoses loose and the radiator looks to be full. The rad overflow tank appears to be low now though. All the antifreeze was on the right side of the engine so I think it came out of the overflow tank. Could air in the system cause this?
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  2. Feb 27, 2018 at 5:36 PM
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    Vizsla

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    Just take it back and show them pic and antifreeze underhood. It is their problem, but one you want documented.
     
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  3. Feb 27, 2018 at 5:47 PM
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    +1.
    take it back safely and have them deal with it ( and documented..)
     
  4. Feb 28, 2018 at 11:26 AM
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    IndyTundra [OP] Did someone say beer?

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    Took my truck back to the dealer this morning to see if they could find my antifreeze leak after the cam tower repair. Turns out that a hose to the water pump had a "bad clamp" and a coolant crossover hose was leaking into the valley from the left head. Seems that a metal gasket was re-used that should not have been. They tell me it's totally fixed now but I will definitely be watching it. The gasket part bothers me. Hopefully that was the only thing re-used that should not have been.
     
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  5. Feb 28, 2018 at 11:40 AM
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    speckmon

    speckmon Must. Have. Pow.

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    Inb4 tundras.com becomes a cam tower repair forum


    Damnit too late
     

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