My truck recently has been overheating and running hot! Is the thermostat causing this or something else?

Asked by Aug 18, 2014 at 07:12 PM about the 1998 Dodge Durango 4 Dr SLT 4WD SUV

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

There is water in the radiator and the
refill bottle I have antifreeze in
radiator so I don't know what's going
on with it!
I NEED SOME HELP!!! The radiator
had a small crack on top I patched it
so it's not leaking now but it still runs
hot on me! I just don't know what is
going on! HELP!!!

1 Answer

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First,check your oil for water,it may be blowed head gasket or intake gasket,if they are good put a water pump on it.

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