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1997 Dodge Ram Van 2500 Question: Why am I losing coolant from my van at such an alarming rate?

 

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msjaskola, 3.9L V6, Winona, MN, September 04, 2009, 21:40
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Could it be that the water pump needs to be replaced? When the van is parked and shut off it completely drains the radiator,after sitting a period of time.

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    JunkEagle September 05, 2009, 01:32
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    you need to fill it up water 4 now and put a piece of cardboard underneath it large enough to catch drips/pour from radiator to trans then note where leak/s are and report back
    without more info it's hard to say could be anything from hole in radiator to freeeze plug leak

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    Visitor, May 22, 2010, 12:32

    how do you replace a water pump

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    Visitor, November 09, 2010, 05:02

    my 1997 dodge ram conversion van was doing that had 2 put anti freeze every 2 days finally my husband tore it apart and had to replace a hose that was hard to get in a tight spot but he got it and NO MORE LEAKS ......

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