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Old 01-15-2013, 05:07 PM
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ya so today i noticed that the truck was dripping coolent from the front driver side pretty steadily. just started today. drained most of the reservoir, but randomly stopped. its not from the pump or the hoses. all dry there. all i can think is hole in the radiator or the drain plug which i didnt locate. ideas. its been in the negatives here but today was around 0 so not to bad and its all 50/50
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Could be a cracked reservoir and it's drained below the crack.
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all dry by the reservoir....i hate to say it but im thinking its the seal on the bottom pan of the radiator. got fed up with all the cold weather cuz like i said i couldnt get it to do it again. and maybe it swelled up since the truck warmed up
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That's certainly a possibility as well. A pressure test will tell you what you need to know.
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and when i say bottom pan totally ment driver side pan
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The mids 90s Rams must be different that my 99 QC 4x4. The tank on the drivers side on the radiator support is my washer fluid. My coolant tank is on the passenger side fender well.
I had to replace my washer reservoir because of a leak, a cracked seam above the sensor. I'm amazed at how different the 99 is from the mid 90s 2500 Rams. I would of thought all 2nd Gen trucks would be pretty much the same configuration under the hood.
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no lol the pan on the actual radiator. where your coolant hose runs to your thermostat. that "Pan" i kno the 04-07 hemi trucks have a similar problem. the soder must get weak or something idk.
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My V10 has no hose running from the T-Stat to any pan. My coolant recovery tank is on the right inner fender. My washer plastic tank is on the (drivers side) left side on the radiator support next to the radiator. Right below the top radiator hose.
So as I said I didn't know the 99 2500 Rams were so different than the mid 90s 2500 Rams.
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lol nvm point lost i dont see it leaking anymore
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Another problem solved. Glad it is fixed.
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