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  1. 2011 Dodge Ram Forum
    I have a 2011 ram 1500 with the 5.7 in it. a little while ago my check engine light popped on on a very cold morning whenI started up my truck. I checked the code and it says “radiator temperature gauge permanent damage” and the gauge doesnt read anything other than all the way cold. Im just...
  2. 4.7L PowerTech V8 Specific Topics
    Hey guys. I’m needing a new radiator. My question is has anyone done a 5.7 or 2004-newer radiator swap on a 02-03. Ik most of the differences in the radiator and coolant reservoirs. But the only difference I see that wouldn't work out is on the 04-newer reservoir there is not a return line like...
  3. Performance Mods - Engine - 4.7 Liter V8
    Hey guys. I’m needing a new radiator. My question is has anyone done a 5.7 or 2004-newer radiator swap on a 02-03. Ik most of the differences in the radiator and coolant reservoirs. But the only difference I see that wouldn't work out is on the 04-newer reservoir there is not a return line like...
  4. Heating & Cooling
    I have a 2012 1500 5.7l; I had major cooling issues last year almost to the day with over heating. The issue was very straight forward in symptoms and I was covered under a purchased warranty from the dealer not even a year before. When it over heated I was on the highway comming into town, it...
  5. Heating & Cooling
    I have a 98 2500 V10. Bought it with 96000. Heater worked great, temp gauge worked perfect. Did an oil change at 100K a few weeks ago and they said my radiator overflow bottle was empty. They filled it and a few days after that my heater stopped blowing hot AND my temp gauge stopped working. I...
  6. Heating & Cooling
    Everything is new radiator, hoses, thermostat etc. Only the water pump is the original that came with the truck... NO leaks, coolant level is good. The truck runs HOT getting up to 250 degrees unless I keep my temperature dial to the max heat setting, even then it will stay around 205-215...
  7. Heating & Cooling
    I own a 2001 Dodge Ram 1500. I recently replaced the radiator and now my heat blows cold air sometimes. I also get an aggressive gurgle as soon as I start the engine. Another thing I am confused about is the tans cooler. Usually, the trans lines go into the radiator and the trans cooler, but...
  8. Heating & Cooling
    BIG SYMPTOMS/ISSUES: Non-stop drip of coolant coming from the water pump (weephole I believe), coolant temp. gauge rises w/o dropping down to normal operating temp. at idle. Hi, my truck had a slight leak at the water pump, so i went ahead and bought a new one from O' reilly's, even though it...
  9. 4.7L PowerTech V8 Specific Topics
    Hey guys, I'm back and so is my truck. I posted a month ago or so about some overheating and smoking problems which turned out to be a warped head letting coolant into cyl 6 which explains the misfire code. I had the heads machined and the head gasket job done and got my truck back with one new...
  10. Heating & Cooling
    Hi there, hoping someone else out there has tried this and has a solution. I bought my '11 Hemi Ram 1500 back in April and it did not have a block heater installed. When the weather got cold (single digits and lower) I noticed a small radiator leak when it was warming up or cooling down. Since...
  11. 5.9L V8 Specific Topics
    Hi, for about the last few months, I noticed a puddle under the engine the next day after use. The radiator also was losing coolant. I put two and two together... and.... Upon further inspection, it appears that radiator coolant is leaking from behind the main pulley that the radiator fan...
  12. Heating & Cooling
    I have experienced a consistent problem with overheating pulling approx 16,000 lbs uphill 6% grade for anything over two or three miles. To date have replaced Thermo, Rad Cap, Fan Clutch and of course a flush and fill of the cooling system. About to pull the trigger on a new Radiator and really...
  13. Heating & Cooling
    Backstory: I'm the second owner of my truck. In 2012 I was driving up to the mountains and overheated going up the "Saluda Grade". Got to the hotel and was low on coolant. Put water in it just to get me back home and took it into the dealership (I still had an extended warranty on it at the...
  14. 4.7L PowerTech V8 Specific Topics
    long story short...05 1500 quad cab noticed a tiny bit of moisture several months ago in the oil cap but wiped it off and never saw it again...skip ahead to 3 weeks ago...blown heater core af in passenger side floor and overheated it trying to limp it home... Replaced the heater...
  15. Heating & Cooling
    Hello, ive changed head gaskets, radiator, waterpump, thermostat, and radiator cap. And my car is still overheating!!! It overheats after 10-15 mins driving! But as soon as i turn off my car and wait 2 mins the car's temperature is back to normal again! What could possibly be the problem?? Fluid...
  16. 5.9L V8 Specific Topics
    Vehicle: 2002 Ram 1500 with 5.9 L engine Is it necessary to disconnect the transmission coolant lines since the transmission cooler is mounted externally on the radiator?
  17. Heating & Cooling
    Hi guys, 94 5.9L magnum has been overheating for some time now. I had initially thought that it was a clog in the radiator, but I've flushed it several times and have just taken it out and ran the garden hose through it, It didnt seem overly restricted. I've also put a "fail safe" thermostat in...
  18. Heating & Cooling
    i just changed out my thermostat because I had no heat. Thought I would start there but it did nothing. Temp gauge is working fine. No leaks on my passenger side floor. I have a chk eng lite that went on but since my truck is a 95 the auto parts store can't diagnose anything older than a 96...
  19. Dodge Ram Pictures - Photos
    So ever since I bought my truck there was an abnormal water leak on the radiator, the funny thing is that I could never figure out where in the heck it was coming from... Well 3 weeks ago I discovered a small crack... That crack grew and grew, till I was loosing a lot on coolant, and decided to...
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