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Old 10-17-2018, 07:31 PM
JDA_BTR JDA_BTR is offline
 
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Default Oil cooler clear silicone

On page 49-07 we are asked to run clear silicone adhesive/sealant (not RTV). If it isn’t RTV then what? Why not RTV? This might be the only place for this?
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Old 10-17-2018, 08:36 PM
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What a coincidence that I was working this very page today. I opted for the silicone as advertised because heat should not be an issue here. It seemed to fill the little gaps between the fins of the exchanger really well.
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Old 10-17-2018, 08:59 PM
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Default check the date on your silicone

My first try was some old/expired sealant. It never cured. After cleaning it off, the second try was fine
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