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radiator tank leak 2000 Ram

Discussion in 'Ram Trucks' started by Chiputz, Jan 21, 2013.

  1. Chiputz

    Chiputz Senior Member
    Messages: 165

    Anyone ever have any luck stopping a leak on the tank of a radiator? It started leaking this morning when I fired it up to plow. It's seeping out of the joint where the tank is crimped into the aluminum tube section... Stop leak?/ Give the tabs a squeeze to try and tighten the seal??? The radiator is like brand new in this thing, all the stickers from the factory are stll on this thing!
  2. White Gardens

    White Gardens 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,665

    If it's from the year 2000, it's not brand new.

    Radiators aren't hard to replace, and relatively inexpensive.

    I'd go ahead and swap it out. Afternoon's worth of work at the most.

  3. randomb0b123

    randomb0b123 PlowSite.com Addict
    from america
    Messages: 1,278

    white gardens is right the trucks 13 yrs old you should be happy it lasted this long. if i were you id change both hoses radiator and the thermostat just maintenance stuff
  4. Laszlo Almasi

    Laszlo Almasi Senior Member
    Messages: 326

    What he said.