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Old 10-24-2013, 10:24 PM
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So I have noticed my engine running hotter than normal the past few days. I asked a buddy of mine what he thinks and he said it could be thinner oil but the dealership used the same oil every oil change. It's running about one bar before it hits the overheating red line. I have the express so I don't have a readout of the actual temperature. Anyone have any ideas? I just had the starter replaced because the old one seized on me. I would take it in to the dealership but I am not in town and won't be back in town for a month or so and I want to get this figured out before it causes me more problems.
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Have you checked the coolant level in the radiator? Simple, I know. But just a start.
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Yea I've checked that. I'm hoping its not the thermostat or the water pump. I've heard those are pretty common problems but I could be wrong.
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you could have an air pocket in the coolant system
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I would take the truck in ASAP.

Running a lil hot is one thing, but that tends to lead to overheating, which leads to even bigger problems.

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I agree with excoastie, take it in before you crack a head or something.
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