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My ford ranger over heats in the summer but not the winter. what could be the problem

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Look into the inside of the radiator. If you can see the tubes that the coolant flows through and they have deposits around the ends then it has lost it's capacity for water flow. They way to correct this is to remove the radiator and send it down to a radiator shop and ask them to have it rodded and cored. They remove the tanks and run rods through the tubes and clean them of all deposits. This greatly improves the cooling capacity again. You probably have a severely contaminated system on your vehicle.

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