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2005 Ford Ranger Edge Reg Cab 112 WB

2005 Ford Ranger
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Rear Wheel Drive, Reg Cab 6' Styleside
18 mpg city / 23 mpg hwy
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August 23, 2013, 3:05 pm

Drew L

Question: Radiator leak under pressure?

The radiator is old and I think developed a pin hole right under the hose that plugs into the radiator on the left and leaks coolant under pressure. Like when I am going up big hills or though the mountains. What am I looking at cost wise to get that fixed? And will fixing that make it stop over heating. I recently went on a trip and when i hit the mountains had to stop a lit when it over heated and let it cool down. i could see the hole that was spraying fluid.

August 25, 2013, 7:56 am

Tyler O

Start off by fixing the leak, sounds like you need to replace the radiator.

Make sure it's properly filled and bled of all air. Check the rest of the cooling system components condition, make sure the fans work, the water pump is flowing, the thermostat isn't sticking etc

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