i have a 2003 dodge dakota sxt 2wd v6 124000 miles just replaced the thermostat and upper radiator hose and now its overheating and when i turned it off it made a popping sound

Asked by Mar 15, 2010 at 11:37 AM about the 2003 Dodge Dakota 2 Dr SXT Extended Cab SB

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

1 Answer

945

you need to bleed the air out of the cooling system, run it with the radiator cap off untill thermostat opens, monitering the coolant level, the upper hose will get hot, and with the heater on, it'll will blow hot when the t-stat opens, then top it off and put the cap back on

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

Search Dodge Dakota Questions

Dodge Dakota Experts

#1 banana
banana
Reputation 1,000
#1 Samantha Brown
Samantha Brown
Reputation 1,000
#3 Snidely
Snidely
Reputation 850
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Dodge Ram 1500
531 Great Deals out of 12,827 listings starting at $1,995
Used Ford F-150
2,700 Great Deals out of 212,349 listings starting at $1,000
Used Toyota Tacoma
614 Great Deals out of 35,124 listings starting at $2,155
Used Chevrolet Colorado
263 Great Deals out of 19,418 listings starting at $1,995
Used Chevrolet Silverado 1500
2,284 Great Deals out of 155,168 listings starting at $1,395
Used Ford Ranger
204 Great Deals out of 6,719 listings starting at $1,450
Used Nissan Frontier
431 Great Deals out of 24,034 listings starting at $1,900
Used Chevrolet S-10
10 Great Deals out of 1,656 listings starting at $2,450
Used GMC Sierra 1500
938 Great Deals out of 62,274 listings starting at $1,395
Used GMC Canyon
100 Great Deals out of 7,702 listings starting at $2,500
Used Dodge Durango
299 Great Deals out of 24,117 listings starting at $1,500
Used Toyota Tundra
582 Great Deals out of 30,721 listings starting at $2,637
Used Dodge Ram 2500
152 Great Deals out of 5,500 listings starting at $2,500

Used Cars For Sale

2010 Dodge Dakota For Sale
7 Great Deals out of 118 listings starting at $5,499
2009 Dodge Dakota For Sale
6 Great Deals out of 81 listings starting at $7,015
2008 Dodge Dakota For Sale
16 Great Deals out of 315 listings starting at $4,595
2007 Dodge Dakota For Sale
16 Great Deals out of 373 listings starting at $3,400
2006 Dodge Dakota For Sale
28 Great Deals out of 671 listings starting at $1,500