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roybelding, Shop Foreman Freightliner trucks
Category: Medium and Heavy Trucks
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Experience:  Shop Froeman for Freightliner Trucks
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Overheating, Temp climbs and will not come back down until

Customer Question

JA: We'll do all we can to help. Tell me a bit more about what's going on so the Heavy Truck Mechanic can help you best.
Customer: Temp climbs and will not come back down until parked. Oil temp and coolant temp both high.
JA: Is there anything else important you think the Heavy Truck Mechanic should know?
Customer: Yes the truck blow the top radiator hose off of the radiator. I put it back on and filled with water. left overflow cap lose. Drove less the five miles and the coolant temp was 235, oil temp 240. Engine oil black
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medium and Heavy Trucks
Expert:  Cat Man replied 1 year ago.
Thanks for asking your question. I will try and help you out.
What engine do you have?
Does the check engine light come on when this happens?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Dd15, the check engine then the stop engine, then both start to flash
Expert:  roybelding replied 1 year ago.

good morning my name is ***** ***** I will assist

how hot did the truck get when the hose blew off??? did it shut off itself??

did you have the system pressure tested??? I would be looking for a head gasket leak either external or internal.