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89 dodge 100 truck overheating

I have a 89 dodge truck that is overheating, i have checked the thermosat and the water pump, clutch fan. I have flushed both the block and raditior. It only overheats when going down the road. If you pull over it will cool back down. ANY SUGGESTIONS?

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  • garymwest Nov 19, 2008

    I have flushed the system. But I did it my self with the water hose in my back yard. I opened the cap and watched the water go across the top and it seemed to be moving rapidly. I have a AC condenser in front of the radiatior, Do you think that could be stoped up and robbing all my air. There for keeping the air from cooling the coolant in my radiator??

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Sounds like your radiator is not flowing freely. this will cause it to overheat w/driving down road.

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  • darin brown Dec 06, 2008

    it is possible take a piece of paper, set infront of condenser while fan is on see if paper is pulled towards condenser.

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