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post #1 of 22 Old 12-12-2009, 10:31 PM Thread Starter
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dodged a bullet with my radiator leak...

Noticed it was leaking today. Called the dealer to see what my options were as far as warranty(truck has 37400 miles).

Dealer said that since i had one replaced already the radiator has a 12 month/12000 mile warrant. When was my last one done? 12/29/2008 with 25,598 miles...
Whew... just inside the warranty. New radiator is on order under warranty.

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Yep, thats a little lucky rifht there!

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Sheesh...cutting it close huh? LOL

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Why does your truck eat so many radiators?

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Some of the Job 1 trucks are like that. Then again i heard of one that went through 3 radiators before they found that one of the coolers was causing them to leak.

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as others have stated, job 1's had radiator issues. do a search, I am near the bottom of the barrel with 2 in 2 years
its not eating them, the crimp seal on the bottom drivers side gives out and they leak there

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as others have stated, job 1's had radiator issues. do a search, I am near the bottom of the barrel with 2 in 2 years
its not eating them, the crimp seal on the bottom drivers side gives out and they leak there
Hey Dusten, you ever thought about going with an aftermarket "performance" radiator...? I think Banks has one.......

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im on my fourth, if you tell them whats up they will pry do it under warranty, i just got mine replaced at 67000 under warranty

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I had my first one replaced under warrenty @ 98,000 miles.

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