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July 26, 2012, 8:46 am

Jeremy C

Question: RV overheating when engine is off

I have a 20 foot RV on a Dodge chasis with a 440 engine. It seems fine running down the highway but when I stop the temperature gauge goes up and the motor seems to get hotter. A few weeks ago when stopped at a gas station the radiator hose blew. I replaced the hose, thermostat, the radiator cap, and the gauge sensor but it still seems to be getting hotter when the engine is off. Is there anything it could be other than the water pump?

July 30, 2012, 10:26 pm

Richard W
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I would replace the fam clutch. That would be the most common thing for your problem.

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