Overheated and died

Asked by Sep 07, 2008 at 09:35 AM about the 2003 Dodge Ram 1500 SLT Quad Cab SB

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Hey everyone, last night the check gauge light came on as the truck started to overheat.  I shut it down to let it cool off and to troubleshoot the problem then it wouldn't start back up.  Looking for some direction and advise.  Thanks  

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what are the simptoms? does it make any noise when you turn the ingnition key? electrical noise? engine noise? do the pulleys turn?

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first suspect.. thermostat... second... loose rad cap... third ... temp. sender bad... fourth... water pump... based on my years of guessing... take it for what it's worth... :P

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with the change in body styles, the computers on the trucks became much smarter, pretty much your truck was protecting its self from damage by not letting you start it back up. check your thermostat, or your heater core.

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