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Hino 268 115000 miles coolant leak possible oil cooler

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  1. Snappydave

    Snappydave New Recruit Owner/Operator

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    looking for some advise as I am wanting to tackle this myself. Have been into the dealer but cannot get service and do not want down time. Is there a way someone can give me a list of parts needed i.e. (Gaskets etc) that I can go to the dealer and get so i can service on the weekend myself. Thankyou in advance. Also if someone is needing pic i can attach.
     
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    Snappydave New Recruit Owner/Operator

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    FYI it is a build date of November 2011
     
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      The issue with doing this yourself is occasionally one of the studs on the turbo or exhaust manifold breaks off, and they're a real treat to remove.


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      I should clarify I am a snapon dealer so tools are not an issue. Lol heck I even replaced my dpf and reset values
       
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      Essentially all you need is.. 1 Turbo install kit, 3 oil cooler o-rings, (flat side mounts in oil cooler), 1 Tube of Permatex Anerobic sealant. You will have to remove the oil filter as well so grab a genuine Hino filter if you plan on replacing it.
      Essentially just remove the complete rh side of the engine, re-seal the cooler and replace the 3-Orings. I have seen the freeze plug right above the turbo leak (1 for every 8) so be sure to look around that area. I can do this job in roughly 5-7 hours depending on what breaks. I think the shop charges 8hrs. There is a "hidden" oil cooler bolt on the bottom front of the cooler, you have to get at it from the bottom, its a tight fit open end wrench or a ratchet wrench only. If you have to pry too hard on the oil cooler be sure all your bolts are out. It should come off with minimal effort. Good luck
       
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      Hino123, How do you manage a head gasket in that time? I rarely get stuck doing much actual wrenching, so my times are abysmal. Luckily I don't get paid flat rate.

      I'd much rather chase wires. I like getting the trucks that another shop has torn to pieces and thrown all the parts in a pile, and lost half the bolts. Those are my favorite (not kidding).
       
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      Greasy we did the head gasket and everything else On my truck in about 11 hours. Even stopping for Pizza. I like the pizza from that place. Lol
       
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      That doesn't sound quite as bad, factoring for pizza.
       
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      Oh, that's just for an oil cooler re-seal, I usually get 20 hrs to do a head-gasket re-seal were not a flat rate shop so I'd rather spend the time and do it correctly. I completly disassemble the head and have it hot tanked and checked for cracks, clean all the crap/gunk out of the intake passages, replace the injector cups, measure the head bolts for stretch then clean and re-paint the rh side of the block. I'm pretty sure warranty pays 10 hrs for an 05-14 JO8, and maybe 10.7 for the new stuff with all the CCV coolant routing going on. I'm not really concerned with time either, I do it right the first time or I just wont do it.
      We definitely get our fair share of "truck in a box" down here, had a 08 a few months back they pulled the threads torquing the rocker-shaft bolts, it took me an hour and a half just to organize it and figure out what I had to order for parts :eek:.
       
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      Snappydave. I have the same coolant leak. How did this work out for you?
       
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