Firm hoses before and after heater core change also can hear heater core filling with water after cold start up also before and after heater core install i have burped the coolant system

Asked by May 19, 2014 at 03:41 PM about the 1996 Dodge Ram 1500 2 Dr ST 4WD Extended Cab SB

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Yesterday the temp went from 195 to
215-220 and no firm hoses then went
back to normal temp with firm hoses.
this is the first time it has ever got that
hot in two years of me owning it.

1 Answer

10

Thermostat might need changed.. the hose going into the top of the water pump has to be removed and there is the thermostat..

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

Search Dodge Ram 1500 Questions

Dodge Ram 1500 Experts

#1 Dan Connell
Dan Connell
Reputation 6,290
#2 pudgybear
pudgybear
Reputation 6,130
#3 dandyoun
dandyoun
Reputation 5,530
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Ford F-150
2,144 Great Deals out of 191,663 listings starting at $1,150
Used Dodge Ram 2500
134 Great Deals out of 5,128 listings starting at $2,999
Used GMC Sierra 1500
818 Great Deals out of 68,641 listings starting at $1,800
Used Toyota Tacoma
585 Great Deals out of 42,694 listings starting at $1,995
Used Dodge Dakota
125 Great Deals out of 3,787 listings starting at $1,500
Used Ford Mustang
737 Great Deals out of 44,486 listings starting at $1,500
Used Dodge Ram 3500
68 Great Deals out of 2,122 listings starting at $6,969

Used Cars For Sale

2010 Dodge Ram 1500 For Sale
53 Great Deals out of 1,354 listings starting at $7,498
2009 Dodge Ram 1500 For Sale
45 Great Deals out of 996 listings starting at $3,900
2008 Dodge Ram 1500 For Sale
64 Great Deals out of 1,586 listings starting at $2,800
2007 Dodge Ram 1500 For Sale
68 Great Deals out of 1,444 listings starting at $3,891
2006 Dodge Ram 1500 For Sale
77 Great Deals out of 1,268 listings starting at $1,800

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.