Question about 2001 Dodge Dakota
Maybe it's not the water pump that is making the knocking noise.
Water pumps generally don't make knocking noises.
It could have a spun camshaft or main bearing if you hear a loud metal to metal knocking noise.
The coolant pressure cap hose that connnects to the radiator:
Is this an overflow hose that leads to an overflow tank? If so, the hose may have a restriction in it.
Posted on Aug 07, 2010
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