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Overheating my 2004 ram v6 is running hot while in traffic and running the a/c. does anyone have any solutions to this problem i have already changed the thermostat and the had the fan clutch checked out.

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If it runs cool when you are moving the fan clutch is probably weak. If it overheats when moving down the road you more than likely have a radiator problem. Make sure the fins on the radiator and clear from debris for max cooling system efficiency.

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