1997 Dodge Ram Van 2500 Q&A
1997 Dodge Ram Van 2500 Question: overheating
van is overheating i tried to drain radiator yet the drain seems to be sealed is the problem likely that the radiator needs replacement or is this problem more likely to be thermostate or water pump - Visitor
Overheating problem could be anything related to cooling system, even if the thermostat is not the prob replace it anyways because of the repeated overheating. Could have low coolant, coolant flow, fan clutch, thermostat, water pump probs, etc. Have inspected at a qualified shop and go from there. Or you can do what some do and throw parts at it and see what sticks. Good luck. - raiderron
...tent. Our technicians tell us that the blower switch should be removed and inspected for overheating. This is common if the blower motor is frequently operated on high speed as the current flo...
Can not drive more than 5 min with out it overheating
...ep replacing the coolant it overheats. it doesn't smoke or smell...and is running fine besides overheating because its leaking coolant at an alarming rate.
check engine light went on and shortly after, engine temp went way up. (not just gauge)51 was only trouble code no leaks, thermostat opened and closed fine didn't get hot until after light went on.