Radiator oil sludge and not starting

Asked by John Oct 24, 2020 at 02:21 PM about the 2000 Dodge RAM 1500 SLT Club Cab RWD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Oil sludge,top and bottom of radiator
flushed it put water back in it. Until this
morning to put antifreeze in i drained
20 percent and stopped to move truck
closer to water hose and it would,crank
but,die within like 3 seconds
then,would,turn over but not start

1 Answer

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might guess a failed head gasket, have seen it many times~ 'bout oil in the coolant, may be a cracked block or even loose head bolts~ could pressure test things to find the leak~

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