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Old 12-08-2010, 11:41 AM
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Don't waste your time on the stat unless you want to replace it for preventive reasons. I've seen this happen enough times to call it a clogged radiator. This is why I do NOT advocate going a full 5 years on coolant.
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do they say change it every 5yrs?
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Yeah, newer vehicles can supposedly go 5/100k on it but I've seen enough clogged radiators that I do mine more frequently. I would recommend every 50k but I do mine more often simply because I can and it doesn't cost me anything.
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ok I am having an issue very sim to yours. I am overheating and nit blowing any heat. I have changed T stat as well as water pump. No leakd in hoses and heads appear to be fine. it overheats and shuts truck down. I am sure it has plenty of fluid. When I changed T stat it was good for about a week then started overheating again. I am lost.
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