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Need to replace water thermostat

Thermostat replacement

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  • Loringh
    Loringh May 11, 2010

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    First comment: why are you replacing the thermostat ? what symptom is prompting this?

    Assuming you do need to replace the thermostat. do you know where it is and how to do it.

    Here to help Loringh


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The thermostat is located on the drivers side center of motor just follow upper radiator hose. thats the easy part .to change it you have to remove the exhaust crossover pipe to get to the bolts in the thermostat housing

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How do I replace thermostat?


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1. Allow car to cool.
2. Place drain pan under radiator and allow for coolant to drain below the thermostat. Do not completely drain the system unless replacing the fluid.
3. Remove the hose clamp and hose from thermostat housing.
4. Remove the two bolts holding the housing to engine.
5. Remove the thermostat gasket and clean the gasket completely off the engine and thermostat housing.
6. Remove the thermostat and replace with new.
7. Place new gasket on with reassembly.

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Thermostat needs replaced


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Need to know how to replace the thermostat on a 1996 buick century wagon 3.1 6 cylinder engine



Trace the upper radiator hose to the mounting area on the intake manifold. Loosen the hose clamp on the manifold end of the hose and remove the hose. Pull the thermostat out of the intake manifold.

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How to replace thermostat


Its not very hard to replace thermostat.You can replace the thermostat.Follow the radiator hose that connects to intake manifold.That part connects to thermostat housing.For details regarding thermostat replacing,click this link below:--- http://howtobyme.blogspot.com/2011/10/how-to-replace-thermostat-on-2004.html -=--------------- This will help.Thanks.Helpmech.

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How do you replace a thermostat on a 1994 pontiac grand am 4 cyl


i own a 1989 ford laser gl and it over heated and bubbling.There is no water in the oil already checked . Could it be the thermostat or a gasket.

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Need to find where the thermastat is on a 2003 cadi


It is in the rear of the engine by the firewall and the intake manifold will need to be removed to gain access t it.

Engine Coolant Thermostat Replacement (LA3, LY9) Removal Procedure
  1. Remove the thermostat housing. Refer to Engine Coolant Thermostat Housing Replacement .

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  3. Complete the following in order to remove the thermostat from the thermostat housing:
  4. 2.1. Depress the ears on both sides of the thermostat. 2.2. Rotate the thermostat until it clears the retaining feature of the housing. 2.3. Release the pressure from the thermostat. 2.4. Pull the thermostat from the thermostat housing.
Installation Procedure

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  1. Complete the following in order to Install the thermostat into the thermostat housing:
  2. 1.1. Align the thermostat pin to the thermostat housing orifice. 1.2. Depress the ears on both sides of the thermostat. 1.3. Rotate the thermostat until it aligns with the retaining feature of the housing. 1.4. Release the pressure from the thermostat.
  3. Install the thermostat housing. Refer to Engine Coolant Thermostat Housing Replacement .

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When replacing the thermostat on my 98 jeep wrangler (4.0 6 cyl.) does the thermostat go in first, then the gasket or the other way around?


Check out the diagram:

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The removal of the thermostat from its housing on the 4.0L engine

To install:
  1. Install the replacement thermostat so that the pellet, which is encircled by a coil spring, faces the engine. All thermostats are marked on the outer flange to indicate the proper installed position.
  2. Observe the recess groove in the engine cylinder head .
  3. Position thermostat into this groove with arrow and air bleed hole on outer flange pointing up.
  4. Install replacement gasket and thermostat housing

    CAUTION Tightening the thermostat housing unevenly or with the thermostat out of its recess may result in a cracked housing.

  5. Tighten the housing bolts to 15 ft. lbs. (20 Nm) torque.
  6. Install hoses to thermostat housing.
  7. Install electrical connector to coolant temperature sensor.
  8. Be sure that the radiator draincock is tightly closed. Fill the cooling system.
  9. Start and warm the engine. Check for leaks

WARNING Do not loosen radiator drain **** with system hot and pressurized. Serious burns from coolant can occur.



NOTE Do not waste reusable coolant. If solution is clean, drain coolant into a clean container for reuse. If thermostat is being replaced, be sure that replacement is specified thermostat for vehicle model and engine type.

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