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MY RADIATOR HAS HAD A LEAK FOR AWHILE BUT IT WASNT MAJOR AND TODAY ALL OF A SUDDEN IT REALLY STARTED LEAKING AND THE TRUCK WOULD JUST TURN OFF AND HAD A LITTLE TROUBLE TURNING IT BACK ON. I HAVE NEVER LET IT OVER HEAT. IT DOES HEAT UP BUT I MAKE SURE TO LET IT COOL DOWN AND PUT WATER IN IT WHEN NEEDED. WHAT COULD BE GOING ON?

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