replaced water pump, will not take required coolant 13.5

Asked by Apr 25, 2016 at 12:28 PM about the 1987 Dodge Dakota STD Standard Cab 4WD LB

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

drained 13.5 qt. but want take in but 5.5qt. why and what could be stoping it.
does not run hot.

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did you run it up to operating temp???? also heres a little trick...drill the thermonstate as shown and while your in there replace it...

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