Why is my 2006 Dodge Ram overheating when im stopped but cools down when im moving if it has plenty of coolant?

Asked by Jul 28, 2015 at 01:24 PM about the 2006 Dodge Ram 1500

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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19,765

you dont need a fan technically while driving as air is forced thru the rad.. your fans/ operating at an idle after warm up???

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The thermostat might possibly be getting stuck open and closed while pressure is applied. I would recommend getting it to a shop and having it check out.

19,765

check your fans and report back..

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