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Pedestal o-rings and....

Massive oil leak, looks like it's flowing down from pedestal... 330,000 miles on my 96 ... what else should i look for when i get in there to do orings?
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1996 F350 2wd Dually Crew Cab...100% stock except fuel heater delete... 325000 miles so far
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The seals on the actuator can go bad too. Once you get it off take a good look at it and you'll see if the actuator is leaking. Just did mine a few months ago and it was just the o rings. Soak all those bolts for the turbo and exhaust before you go digging into it. Best of luck. Just be patient

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Clean it real good and recheck the leak a few times. I pulled my turbo and replaced O-rings only to find the turbo center housing had a crack that was leaking. Edwester03 has great advice spray all bolts and clamps with whatever panther piss you like several times before you do the job.
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