Question about 1999 Dodge Dakota
1st thing you'll need to do is Re-fill your Radiator and use a Cooling Sytem Pressure Tester goes on where your Radiator Caps At. Pump it up match the Pressure that your Radiator Cap is (Specifications) 16 Lbs.
2nd) You'll probally need to Jack the Front End Up,And Secure it with Good Jack Stands:(Make sure its Safely Secured:
3rd) With a Good Light ,Drop light the Best Crawl under the Truck and Look around to Locate your Leak:
4th) Look at ALL your Raditor Hoses and Heater Hoses.
5th) It could be a Few things, Freeze Plug You have Freeze Plugs on Front of Block ,both Sides, and in the Rear of Block :Hopefully the Leak is Not on the Very Back of Your Engine: Because down Low you have Freeze Plugs That you Can't Replace until you Pull your Transmission.
6th) Could be your Water Pump which is mounted to the Front of your Engine, Your Serpintine Belt Runs it.
7th) Heater Core ,Normally if its your Heater Core,You'll have water on the Passenger side Floor,and sometimes your Windsheild will Stay Fog up from the Steam out of the Core.
Hopefully its just a Hose or Something Minor.
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