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Thermostate How do I change it?

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Follow the hose from the radiator to the housing and inside the part the hose conects to will be the thermostate just be sure you pay attention to how it went in, if you live somewhere warm you dont even need it in there, it just helps heat the car before opening and flowing to the heater core to give the interior heat. usually its the upper radiator hose that you follow, good luck if you need a more specific guide i can look it up in mitchelondemand5 for you, thanks and pass the blue please ; )
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How do i change a thermostate in a 2001 chevrolet malibu?

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The thermostat is the cap of the radiator thats connected to a house thats in the middle. that cap is what controls the temp so if you need help than give us a quote

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