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I know I need a new waterpump. When my truck

I know I need a new waterpump. When my truck overheats I add water. I will fix it this weekend. Anyway my truck was getting hot so I pulled over to put water in. The truck would not start, This has happended before but it would always start within a few minutes. What could it be????

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The fuel in the fuel lines could be affected by the heat of the motor. My suggestion is to replace the thermostat as it sounds like yours has failed allowing all the water to be hot. Also check your fan for proper operation as it cools the radiator down to have a reserve of cool water for the motor. If the water pump is bad replace it before you burn you motor up as it will warp the cylinder head with abuse like that.

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