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  1. How hot is too hot while towing?

    6.5L Diesel Engine
    So I have a '95 K2500 (F series, 8600 GVW model with engine and transmission oil coolers in front of the AC condenser in front of the radiator, and 4.11 rear gears) with the 6.5TD, long bed, club cab with 4L80e transmission. Bought it in 2011 and have long followed the advice on this board that...
  2. Hydroboost leaking power steering fluid

    6.5L Diesel Engine
    This is the third hydroboost that's done this. (Though first time I've done this test in my driveway) Sitting in my driveway if I apply brakes while turning steering wheel in either direction, power steering fluid leaks fron where the master cylinder meets the hydroboost. This mostly happens...
  3. 6.5 overheating

    6.5L Diesel Engine
    Hello all, I am new to this forum and hoping I can get some help. I have a 1995 k2500 suburban 4x4 with the stock 6.5 gm diesel out of a 1998. It has approx. 140k on it. My issue is I cannot keep it from overheating when I am towing my camper. Which fully loaded with gear and all that good stuff...
  4. 97 6.5 bucking and surging when warm.

    6.5L Diesel Engine
    Truck is a 97 K1500 L56 6.5 Auto with 208k miles on it. It had sat for 2 years before I picked it up. Previous owner didn't have the starter braced and using a Napa brand starter it broke off the bolts. But before this he spent $3000 with a new fuel pump (I'm guessing lift pump, idk if these...
  5. 2000 Chevy 6.5 stranded. Died & no start PMD / LP/ IP / Electrical issues

    6.5L Diesel Engine
    Hey everyone I have been the owner of a 6.5 for a couple years now and really wish I would have found this forum when I purchased this vehicle. It has been converted into a short school bus and become my traveling home. I am currently stranded with issues that have me scratching my head and more...
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