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Wayne, Journeyman
Category: Medium and Heavy Trucks
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Experience:  worked on, Gmc, Macks, Freight liner,Mercedes Benz,,Ford, sterling
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I am having problems with my engine blow by having grey

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Hello, I am having problems with my engine blow by having grey smoke coming out and some ashy smell. The engine was just service and already burn a gallon of oil at 3000 miles and use 1 gallon of coolant in 5 days.
Submitted: 7 months ago.
Category: Medium and Heavy Trucks
Expert:  Wayne replied 7 months ago.
Hi I'm Wayne I will help you with this what is the year , Make model, Please
Customer: replied 7 months ago.
2012 Freightliner Cascadia
Expert:  Wayne replied 7 months ago.
Thank you for that is this a DD60 or Cummins ISX
Customer: replied 7 months ago.
DD15
Expert:  Wayne replied 7 months ago.
Hi what you are describing is a head gasket failing I suggest to get a bottle of gas test pour in the radiator , follow directions on bottle run for 45 min, shut down and check the coolant for gases with the test strip in the kit cost is around $35-40.00, I hope this helped you Hi If this helped you Please remember to rate my answer 3 or more starsIf more info is needed, use the reply buttonNOT THE POOR/BAD SERVICE
Expert:  Wayne replied 7 months ago.
Morning Just a follow up with you did my answer help you let me know, Please Wayne
Customer: replied 7 months ago.
I have factory warranty I'm letting Detroit Diesel Mechanics deal with it.
Expert:  Wayne replied 7 months ago.
HI Thank you for that That is a good Idea, Warranty Please remember to rate my answer ,so I get credit for the questionWayne

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