Dodge Dakota runs hot

Asked by Apr 19, 2017 at 02:42 PM about the 2004 Dodge Dakota 2 Dr SLT 4WD Extended Cab SB

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Runs hot we've changed radiator. therm.
Water pump. Radiator cap. Released air.
Nothing worked

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Its sounding like a blown head gasket. Was there a lot of white smoke coming out the exhaust with a sweet smell to it?. You could have the radiator fluid tested for carbons that indicate a bad head gasket, or do a compression test, there would be some low cylinders.

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