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2004 Dodge Dakota Base 2dr Reg Cab 112 WB

2004 Dodge Dakota
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Rear Wheel Drive, Reg Cab 6'6" Bed
16 mpg city / 22 mpg hwy
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October 2, 2012, 8:35 pm

Cody A

Question: Solution to overheating and leaking of coolant in my 1995 Dodge Dakota?

My 1995 Dodge Dakota has been overheating and finally over heated one day and just died down on me and stalled. I'm not positive on what it is, i've been told it could be a head gasket, a temp thing or even the radiator. The engine doesn't idle very nicely and when i go to put coolant in, it just leaks right out of the bottom so that's what i'm thinking it is but i just want to make sure?

October 5, 2012, 10:27 pm

Ron W
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Pressure test the system. It will show where the leak is. But from you description, it sounds like a BIG leak so you should be able to see where it leaks from without to much trouble.

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