Coolant Loss and Engine Overheating on Dodge Ram 2500

Engine overheating can result from coolant leaks which are commonly found at the thermostat housing gasket, water pump, heater return tube O-ring at the water pump, intake manifold gasket, and timing cover gasket. Our technicians recommend a complete inspection of the cooling system after any repairs are made to be sure there are no other leaks.

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Average mileage: 164,668 (102,342–250,000)
Engines affected: 5.2L V8, 5.9L V8
11 model years affected: 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, more1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2009, 2010
15 people reported this problem
3 people shared problem details
1999 Dodge Ram 2500- 5.9L V8102,342
thermostat bad, replaced. flushed system. Hopefully not a bad flush...
1999 Dodge Ram 2500- 5.9L V8175,000
thermostat housing leaking
2010 Dodge Ram 2500- 5.2L V8118,000
Mine a 5.7 Hemi
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