can the fan clutch cause overheating

Asked by Mar 12, 2017 at 05:09 PM about the 2001 Dodge Ram 1500 4 Dr SLT 4WD Quad Cab LB

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

changed water pump and thermostat, yet still overheating. could fan clutch have anything to do with the overheating?

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Sitting in hot traffic it could, but did you bleed the air out of the cooling system when refilling it? Cooling system needs to be purged from air after refilling.

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