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2003 Dodge Ram 1500 Question: why am i losing lots of antifreeze/coolant.



dead ram, 4.7L V8, Santee, CA, January 11, 2012, 11:54

its all coming out the over flow hose, besides that everything seems good and it runs good.

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    January 24, 2012, 21:33

    PRESSURE CAP IS BLOWING OFF STEAM AND/OR COOLANT TO COOLANT TANK. TEMPERATURE GAUGE READING MAY BE ABOVE NORMAL BUT NOT HIGH. COOLANT LEVEL MAY BE HIGH IN COOLANT RESERVE/OVERFLOW TANK. Pressure relief valve in radiator cap is defective. Replace radiator cap. If the problem continues, you should have your engine check for a head gasket leak.

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    dead ram, January 27, 2012, 17:48

    changed the cap and all is good! thank u

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