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My thermostat will turn off when my truck gets hot. 1500 dodge ram 1996. I just replaced it. The hose going into the thermostat is supper hot. Why would it not be working?

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What do you mean it will not turn off?
The temperature in your your video is just fine.
The hose going to the thermostat should be hot and stay hot once the truck gets up to operating temperature.

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Why was radiator replaced?Did it have heat before ? If it was plugged, the heater core may also be plugged. Try flushing it with a water hose in both directions. I dont know why the botton radiator hose would be cold, the radiator should be a uniform temp and the air coming through the radiator should be HOT, when the engine is at operating temp. What condition was the old coolant? if it was rusty, the water pump may have lower flow than normal.

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you could have a sensor problem that needs replacing that controls the temp gage,if this isn`t the problem then you could have a head gasket starting to go bad.make sure there is nothing blocking the air flow in front of the rad.

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