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Old 12-18-2014, 03:42 PM
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start with replacing the rad cap
Start with buying a 5.0
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Old 12-18-2014, 03:47 PM
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It over heats when I'm on the gas. But it doesn't do it all the time. Yet in noticing it more and more each day. It doesn't overheat at idle.
Easy way to find out is to take it to a shop that has the proper tool to see if it's a head gasket. It could be a very small leak in the gasket and you'd never know (no smoke out of the tailpipe) Another thing is the water pump impeller could of broke off (doubt it but possible). If it was me I would start with that test and go from there.
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Old 12-18-2014, 03:54 PM
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I'll probably switch radiator caps between mine and my bros ranger and see if that helps. Other than that in going to let my dad make the decision on what to do next.
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Old 12-18-2014, 03:58 PM
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I'll probably switch radiator caps between mine and my bros ranger and see if that helps. Other than that in going to let my dad make the decision on what to do next.
I'm hoping for your sake it isn't the head gasket. That repair is god awful expensive
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Old 12-18-2014, 04:04 PM
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I'll probably switch radiator caps between mine and my bros ranger and see if that helps. Other than that in going to let my dad make the decision on what to do next.
My 3.0 had newer head gaskets/sealant when I bought it. I sold that motor for like nothing. I thought head gaskets were common on higher mileage 3.0s.
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Old 12-18-2014, 04:27 PM
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I hate to say it but if it's the head gaskets I will have to sell the truck.

My 3.0 only has 130k on it which isn't that high Mileage. I've only put 10k on it in 3 years.
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Old 12-18-2014, 04:29 PM
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I hate to say it but if it's the head gaskets I will have to sell the truck. My 3.0 only has 130k on it which isn't that high Mileage. I've only put 10k on it in 3 years.
No big deal just take the mods off yours and start driving the brothers
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Old 12-18-2014, 04:29 PM
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Sell it and get an 01+ with a 4.0!!!!!
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Old 12-18-2014, 04:33 PM
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That coolant looks pretty nasty.
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Old 12-18-2014, 04:47 PM
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That coolant looks pretty nasty.
x2 was it ever even changed?
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Old 12-18-2014, 04:50 PM
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That coolant looks pretty nasty.

Yeah I was thinking the same thing. I just had a radiator flush done 500 miles ago too.

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x2 was it ever even changed?

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Old 12-18-2014, 04:56 PM
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Yeah I was thinking the same thing. I just had a radiator flush done 500 miles ago too. ---------- ^^^
whats the oil look like?
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Old 12-18-2014, 05:20 PM
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whats the oil look like?

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Old 12-18-2014, 05:21 PM
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pic of oil on dipstick?
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Old 12-18-2014, 06:35 PM
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Hopefully not a head gasket. sucks to hear about this man.
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