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Forum: 4.7L PowerTech V8 Specific Topics 12-13-2013, 01:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 395
Posted By Gearhead
That's funny you mention about the blend door...

That's funny you mention about the blend door being broken, sometimes when I go over uneven pavement I hear flapping in my dashboard at the bottom. Yikes! :4-dontknow:

But yes, I smell coolant,...
Forum: 4.7L PowerTech V8 Specific Topics 12-12-2013, 01:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 395
Posted By Gearhead
Not losing any coolant, bud. Okay, so you...

Not losing any coolant, bud.

Okay, so you think a hole is possible, I'm gonna check those lines, if both of those lines aren't not what do you think?
Forum: 4.7L PowerTech V8 Specific Topics 12-05-2013, 10:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 395
Posted By Gearhead
Thx for your response. I checked the floor...

Thx for your response.

I checked the floor and I got nothing, its dry, the smell is coming from the vents. Its defrost the windshield but very very slow and its far from atleast warm!
Forum: 4.7L PowerTech V8 Specific Topics 12-05-2013, 07:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 395
Posted By Gearhead
Heating issues

Hi

My 02 dodge ram is blowing cold air and smells like anti-freeze, truck is fully warm and in heat setting.

Does anyone have any suggestions or ideas?

Thx
Forum: 4.7L PowerTech V8 Specific Topics 04-06-2012, 12:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,730
Posted By Gearhead
If you replace the radiator, go with a brand...

If you replace the radiator, go with a brand called (KOYO), they make the side casing a 1 1/4 thicker than others. Most likely when you get a leak, it will be on the driver side, trust me!

If...
Forum: 5.7L (345 cu in) HEMI V8 Specific Topics 04-04-2012, 08:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,313
Posted By Gearhead
Everyone has their own preference's, bro.. as...

Everyone has their own preference's, bro.. as long as it's a name brand plug and it's specified for your truck, you'll be fine....NGK's are a really good plug though, and so is champions.. Champions...
Forum: Newbie Checkin! 04-04-2012, 08:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 245
Posted By Gearhead
Welcome my Friend!! Nice pics!!:smileup:

Welcome my Friend!! Nice pics!!:smileup:
Forum: Newbie Checkin! 04-04-2012, 08:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 245
Posted By Gearhead
Welcome my friend....Nice pics!!

Welcome my friend....Nice pics!!
Forum: Heating & Cooling 04-01-2012, 11:40 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,242
Posted By Gearhead
Dude, that's some very helpful pointers, thanks! ...

Dude, that's some very helpful pointers, thanks! One question though!! I thought a vehicle would over heat automatically if it had a blown head gasket? Don't scare me my friend, that's a Job!!!! ...
Forum: Heating & Cooling 03-23-2012, 11:41 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,242
Posted By Gearhead
Will do buddy! :smiley_thumbs_up:

Will do buddy! :smiley_thumbs_up:
Forum: Heating & Cooling 03-22-2012, 09:56 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,242
Posted By Gearhead
Man, you have been a big help for me, I'm sure...

Man, you have been a big help for me, I'm sure theses guys around here can use a couple more of you's!! lol I surely do appreciate all the suggestions, concerns and idea's you've shared! I am...
Forum: Heating & Cooling 03-22-2012, 09:10 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,242
Posted By Gearhead
Thanks man, I greatly appreciate your help!!...

Thanks man, I greatly appreciate your help!! :smileup:
Forum: Heating & Cooling 03-22-2012, 12:30 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,242
Posted By Gearhead
Alcohol?? I use 50/50 Prestone Umm, now I'm...

Alcohol?? I use 50/50 Prestone Umm, now I'm kinda confused here, how do you re route the belt wrong? The motor turns one way! But yeah man, I'm gonna try these ideas and see how it goes! So the...
Forum: Heating & Cooling 03-22-2012, 12:18 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,242
Posted By Gearhead
After installing a radiator, it's very possible...

After installing a radiator, it's very possible it could have air, that's actually not a bad idea at all? I will do that...now do you honestly think air in the system is causing high rpm over heat??...
Forum: Heating & Cooling 03-21-2012, 11:37 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,242
Posted By Gearhead
Absolutely! I don't doubt that at all, the only...

Absolutely! I don't doubt that at all, the only thing I can do is take if off and inspect it!

Now for the transmission cooler, there is two hoses coming from the trans, up to the front of the...
Forum: Heating & Cooling 03-20-2012, 11:56 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,242
Posted By Gearhead
Oh okay, I never seen a transmission cooler,...

Oh okay, I never seen a transmission cooler, what does it look like? I know their are two condenser looking things that are mounted in front of the radiator, and one of them have two hoses coming...
Forum: Heating & Cooling 03-20-2012, 03:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 455
Posted By Gearhead
High rpm over heat...please help!!!

Radiator is new, fan clutch is new. T-stat and water pump was replaced last year.

I can cruise all day long, or sit at idle....but once I get on it and punch it to 85+ the temp needle will past...
Forum: Heating & Cooling 03-20-2012, 03:09 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,242
Posted By Gearhead
Helpful Info trust me!!! But I have a...

Helpful Info trust me!!!

But I have a automatic transmission, those suggestions still apply??

Also, with all this great info, you think these ideas will actually solve the high rpm over...
Forum: Heating & Cooling 03-19-2012, 11:59 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,242
Posted By Gearhead
If the transmission lines are possible to be...

If the transmission lines are possible to be clogged, or the transmission, wouldn't that cause transmission problems with the truck??? I don't have any slipping issues or anything!
Forum: Heating & Cooling 03-19-2012, 11:47 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,242
Posted By Gearhead
[QUOTE=ramvan2500;754610]Timing isn't an exact...

[QUOTE=ramvan2500;754610]Timing isn't an exact science, so it would depend on the cam, the ecm, and how you degreed the cam.

The two most neglected systems that must be maintained is the the...
Forum: 4.7L PowerTech V8 Specific Topics 03-19-2012, 04:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 515
Posted By Gearhead
Haven't done any suspension work to it! And the...

Haven't done any suspension work to it! And the tie rods look fine... Maybe the upper control arms need replacing....

Yeah man that sounds good, keep me posted..

Thanks,
Forum: Heating & Cooling 03-19-2012, 09:14 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,242
Posted By Gearhead
That's some great piece of information! But my...

That's some great piece of information! But my question is, by the heater not working properly, will that cause overheating issues??
Forum: Heating & Cooling 03-19-2012, 01:41 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,242
Posted By Gearhead
I will take all the help I can get, so its much...

I will take all the help I can get, so its much appreciated!!

I strongly believe the last time I put a t-stat in, it was a 190 degree! But, that's what the auto part store gave me, witch was...
Forum: 4.7L PowerTech V8 Specific Topics 03-19-2012, 01:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 515
Posted By Gearhead
Excessive squeaking

I've started to noticed that coming from my front end area, it's got a over baring squeaking noise every time I go over a bump, uneven roads or even when I'm turning left or right. auto parts guy...
Forum: 4.7L PowerTech V8 Specific Topics 03-19-2012, 12:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 429
Posted By Gearhead
Oh wow, your vehicle can overheat by the heat...

Oh wow, your vehicle can overheat by the heat giving off the oil not circulating??

How do you check your (Temp Sensor) ?? Where is it even located??
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