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hey guys im about 1000 miles overdue for an oil change and i was just check it today and im about 3/4 of a court down... no biggie BUT

i noticed my coolant tank is almost empty! and i watched them top it off a bit last oil change, is this appetite for coolant something to expect for turning 130,000 miles?

and has anyone had head gasket issues with 04+ vulcans? oil looked clean but i am suspect to it going, there was a little leak from one of the hoses but ive never had a puddle on the driveway.
 

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Having had the leaky timing cover gasket

problem (finally repaired), I was losing about 1/2" to 3/4" from the degas tank a week.

The symptoms (verified by Ford Dealer) were the smell of evaporating coolant when running - and a small puddle every day under the area of the exhaust.

Check this out first before assuming the worst. If you're not seeing evidence of coolant in the oil or white smoke from exhaust, this may be the problem.
 
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