Ram 2500 4x4 laramie 5.7 liter

Asked by Aug 20, 2016 at 01:21 PM about the 2010 Dodge Ram 2500 Laramie Crew Cab

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Trying to drain coolant on ram 2500 5.7
liter and it only drained about 2 gal. Of
fluid? Boyh radiator and  resevoir caps
ehere open. Why wont it completely drain?

1 Answer

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Sometimes during draining the engine can get a vacuum pocket inside the block, Usually taking the thermostat out or removing a heater hose will break the vacuum.

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