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I started my truck with the car starter and walked out of my house and noticed a puddle under it. The puddle was coolant, its weaping out of all the hose connections. I checked all the connections (screw type clamp) all of them were tight. I looked and happened to see a little bit of coolant on the top on the termostat houseing. I shut off the truck an poped the radaitor cap and the coolant was cold. Truck ran for about 10mins in outside temp of 15. I took it for a ride and noticed the coolant temp would only go up to 184. What should I do now?

The water pump and thermostat where replaced this past spring.All the hoses are in good shape. Should I replace the radiator cap and see if thats the problem?
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sounds like the thermostat housing might need to be replaced
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Check the pressure of the cap.. How does the thermostat housing look is it wet near there? Any wetness around the WP?
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I washed everything off, went for a ride to the parts store to pick up an antifreeze tester. Came back and its not doing it now. I think I'll place an order through rockauto for a houseing just incase. Wierd how it now stopped.
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It's running a low coolant temp of 182-184 in 6 degrees. All summer it ran 188 and it has a stock thermostat of 190. Should I change the radiator cap or put a coolant pressure tester on the system? What should I do to bring it up to temp??
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