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Have a 2002 dodge ram truck was on park on heated up spit antifrreze got hot resorvoir was full n radiater cap not hot what can it be

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A good possibility that you have a stuck water temperature thermostat blocking all flow of water into the radiator but the water in the engine block is boiling from not cirulating. I relatively inexpensive repair for the part and labor.

The water pump could also have had the impeller fail by coming loose from the pump drive shaft resulting in no water flow at all.

1. Thermostat
2. Water pump
3. Some one overserviced the reservoir at a "full service" gas station or during an over zealous oil change and service.



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