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We were pulling our camper and ford 6.4 diesel lost all power and cut off. All gauges were fine. Got out and the truck was spraying antifreeze everywhere. Checked the oil and barely anything on dipstick. Had it towed in. Next morning it smelt burnt when you walked by truck. Filled it up with water and add oil the motor crank right up. Had several people give their advice on what they think it could be but latest said turbos are probably burnt up and the oil was coming out the exhaust and the truck was burning it not leaking it??? We have Route 66 warranty. Question has anyone elses did this? Is the Turbos a major part of the powertrain??
 

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If covered by warranty, get it in right away for checking rather than listening to different opinions of which you will get many . Could be expensive . They will let you know if covered or not once it has been examined .
 

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Well just called Route 66 and they want cover any ofthe repairs bc they truck has been deleted. It was like that when we bought it and took out the warranty but bc the credit union didnt submit a modification on the truck the warranty is void...
 

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The smell could have been from the spraying of the antifreeze, as far as the turbos consuming the oil, it's possible. At this stage, without taking things apart, it's tough to determine what kind of damage was done. If it still runs normal, has no diagnostics, and is not consuming oil or coolant, I'd recommend flushing the coolant, changing the oil, run it a couple hundred miles, then change the oil again and see what the old oil looks like.
 

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Pressure test cooling system and see if any leaks . If it was burning oil you should have had blue smoke . Check thermostat is not faulty after overheating / coolant loss .
 

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The smell could have been from the spraying of the antifreeze, as far as the turbos consuming the oil, it's possible. At this stage, without taking things apart, it's tough to determine what kind of damage was done. If it still runs normal, has no diagnostics, and is not consuming oil or coolant, I'd recommend flushing the coolant, changing the oil, run it a couple hundred miles, then change the oil again and see what the old oil looks like.
That's exactly what we decided to do also. Thanks for the advice.
 
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