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Coolant leak

Discussion in 'Dodge Ram SRT-10' started by Gazza666, Apr 4, 2021.

  1. Gazza666

    Gazza666 Junior Member

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    Hey up my friends,I’ve developed a coolant leak.looks like it’s coming from the head gasket on the passenger side,do I need to do a sniff test and if it is the gasket can it be changed with the engine in the truck,any ideas thanks
     
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    Fast69Mopar Senior Member

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    The easiest way to verify the location of the coolant leak is to pressurize the cooling system. If you have a cooling system pressure tester, even better. If not, you can rent one from your local parts store.

    Pressurize the cooling system with the pressure listed on the radiator cap. Then look for the leak. If it is a head gasket leaking then it is easily repaired with the motor in the truck.

    I have never pulled a V-10 to remove the cylinder heads. I have one of the ladder/step creepers that you can lay on and it hangs over the top of the engine. It has slots and trays and the like built it to store tools so they don't fall.
     

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