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Old 12-18-2014, 06:57 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.
run your truck and see if there are bubbles in the coolant reservoir. If there is then its a head gasket
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Old 12-18-2014, 07:27 PM
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run your truck and see if there are bubbles in the coolant reservoir. If there is then its a head gasket



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Replaced the thermostat and nothing changed. Also here's a pic of the radiator cap.
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Old 12-18-2014, 07:29 PM
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---------- Replaced the thermostat and nothing changed. Also here's a pic of the radiator cap.
yep you blew a head gasket

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Sorry dude
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Old 12-18-2014, 07:30 PM
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I hate to say it but that looks like a headgasket. That coolant has something mixing with it to be that dark...and be that new
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Old 12-18-2014, 07:30 PM
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That's a head gasket. And that coolant is nasty af. Are you sure that's not mud?? And why not fix it?
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Old 12-18-2014, 07:36 PM
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Fuck.

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That's a head gasket. And that coolant is nasty af. Are you sure that's not mud?? And why not fix it?

This truck has not been reliable for me considering I've put less than 10k miles on it. I've had plenty of issues and I don't know what's next to come. I've kinda lost trust in this vehicle.
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Old 12-18-2014, 07:36 PM
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Could've had a stop leak in it and when it was flushed that all came out...who knows. Sucks though.
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Old 12-18-2014, 07:37 PM
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Fuck. ---------- This truck has not been reliable for me considering I've put less than 10k miles on it. I've had plenty of issues and I don't know what's next to come. I've kinda lost trust in this vehicle.
oh. You going to get another ranger then??
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Old 12-18-2014, 07:39 PM
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Could've had a stop leak in it and when it was flushed that all came out...who knows. Sucks though.
this could be the color issue but the bubbling.
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oh. You going to get another ranger then??

I love Rangers. I'm ganna look at some toyota tacoma and 4runners too though.
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Old 12-18-2014, 07:41 PM
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Tacoma!!

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this could be the color issue but the bubbling.
I'm saying it could've had stop leak in it and when it was flushed out it opened the leak (head gasket) back up.

Maybe I'm just making things up though lol.
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Old 12-18-2014, 07:43 PM
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Tacoma!!

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I'm saying it could've had stop leak in it and when it was flushed out it opened the leak (head gasket) back up.

Maybe I'm just making things up though lol.

I've had the radiator flushed more than once though.
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I've had the radiator flushed more than once though.
Well there went that theory.
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Old 12-18-2014, 07:44 PM
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I've had the radiator flushed more than once though.
that could have loosened up that stop leak.
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that could have loosened up that stop leak.
Theory is alive!
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