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'95 gmc 2500

Discussion in 'Truck & Equipment Repair' started by dirtmandan2, Oct 15, 2008.

  1. dirtmandan2

    dirtmandan2 Senior Member
    Messages: 275

    I have a '95 gmc 2500... With the plow on and at 45 mph and above the truck starts to heat up, my first thought was the snow deflector so I hung a plow without one, same thing... Anyway its got to be an airflow problem I would guess... So am I looking at getting an aftermarket fan, bigger radiator??? Different waterpump? or just take the plow off everytime im done plowing...
     
  2. Redneck

    Redneck Senior Member
    Messages: 187

    Both of my trucks do the same thing, The best solution Ive for is to only raise the plow 1-2" to allow more airflow and a HD fan clutch helps too. Hope that Helps
     
  3. dirtmandan2

    dirtmandan2 Senior Member
    Messages: 275

    Still does even w/ the aftermarket fan clutch? Im not going to be plowing with this truck ( I get the diesel ) and really am hoping on getting this right...
     
  4. exmark1

    exmark1 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,321

    Get an electric fan for it. I had a 1993 K2500 we did that and the problem went away for us
     
  5. bharry20

    bharry20 Senior Member
    Messages: 124

    Well it's not really an aftermarket part, it's just a heavy duty fan clutch. I take it someone else is plowing with this truck? Even with a heavy duty clutch and the plow down, at high speeds the air will just blow right over the grill, so just expect to take a little time between jobs and if plannig a long trip, and the plow is not needed, take it off. Plus slower speed = better gas milage payup, but we wont get in to that!
     
    Last edited: Oct 15, 2008