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Radiator running hot/possible thermostat issue?

Just replaced the radiator hose and the engine runs hot. I'm thinking it's the thermostat. Where do I locate this. I have a 2000 Dodge Dakota Quad Cab V6.

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The thermostat is located where the top radiator hose connects to the motor

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Hi fallow the top radiator hose to the engine there is the thermo housing

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