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My coolant is flowing out of my reservoir while idling. 2015

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My coolant is flowing out...
My coolant is flowing out of my reservoir while idling.
JA: What is the complete model and serial number of your machine?
Customer: 2015 ram 3500
JA: Are you fixing this yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: I’ve tried nothing
JA: Anything else you want the equipment mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: No
Submitted: 1 month ago.Category: Medium and Heavy Trucks
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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
Engine doesn’t seem to be overheating. Temp rises to 208 and then falls back down to 188-190.
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Technician: roybelding, Shop Foreman Freightliner trucks replied 1 month ago
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hello, my name is ***** ***** I will be glad to assist you. please allow me a couple of minutes to gather some basic info.

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Technician: roybelding, Shop Foreman Freightliner trucks replied 1 month ago

ok

the first thing I would do is check the cap. it has 2 valves inside. if one is bad, it will not hold pressure. I would replace it.

the other possibility is a head gasket leaking compression into the cooling system, if that is the case, it would also smoke.

try the cap first.

Roy

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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
does the regen have nothing to do with it?
Technician: roybelding, Shop Foreman Freightliner trucks replied 1 month ago

not at this time. it has to do with pressure not being controlled in the cooling system

Roy

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