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2002 Ford Explorer Sport Trac Question: How is oil gettin in radiator, no milky signs on oil/transmiss stick

 

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moonman69, Rock Hill, SC, January 31, 2014, 19:54
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truk was parked to fix missin screw on gear stik column. Truk sat for cpl wks thru 2 ngts very low temps. Batt died,went to charge it, ck coolant, bone dry. added water first to make sure no hole in radiator. drained water and full of oil. oil and trans stik free from milk. no evidence of this problem b4 i parked it 4 gear stik trouble.

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    G. T. Service Center (4218 Answers) , Stephenville, TX - (254) 638-3236
    ProfessorG January 31, 2014, 20:00
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    Oil cooler possible freeze, ruptured tank. Better drain oil pan, and possible transmission for water before you run it. Was the oil level high on stick.

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    moonman69, February 06, 2014, 10:52
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    oil level still in good range. Had not been long since having oil changed

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    January 31, 2014, 20:12
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    Sounds like to me you need to find where the coolant leak is! Bone dry!! Where did it go while it was parked?

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    moonman69, February 06, 2014, 12:12
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    was told fill radia. up n drive it, see if temp guage starts risin, look 4 leak. Is this safe to do?

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    ProfessorG, February 06, 2014, 13:42
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    Gotta do whatcha gotta do.

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