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2000 oldsmobile intrigue overheating

Where exactly is the thermostat housing located??

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  • dhg4ever Dec 03, 2008

    I looked where you said it "should" be and that's also what I thought, but we are both wrong. On a 2000 Olds. Intrigue 3.5l - the thermostat is located on the front of motor on right side just above drive belt. Also, the lower radiator hose is the one to follow to the motor. I'm an old backyard mechanic from way back myself. I miss the old engines - that's technology for you.

    Thx, Duane

  • JCooney3 Feb 24, 2009

    mine over heats when the heater is turned on. i dont know anything about cars so if anyone has any kind of answer why it would do that please email me and let me know i just spent 750.00 just so the shop can get it running and now i dont know what else to do please help
    Thank you for your time
    Jennifer
    JCooney3@gmail.com

  • Anonymous Mar 15, 2014

    thermostat on my 2000 oldsmobile intrigue fluctuates between ok and overheating but i nor losing fluid

  • Anonymous Mar 27, 2014

    where is the flasher located on a 2000 oldsmobile intrigue

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I have 2000 olds intrique i replace the thremostat, now it still over heats when i drive down the road. maybe the water pump? it runs about havw way under the middle line on the temp gage. now it will go over the center line on the temp gage. last thrusday it started to over heat when driving it in the parking lot at school. lzakar@hotmail.com

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Usually just follow the upper radiator hose. it should be at the end of it.

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Drill a 1/8" to 3/16" hole in the thermostat. this will let the coolant flow both way when you want heat inside the cabin. It works. I think when you ask for heat in the inside the water will take the path of the least resistant. the water will flow the the heater core and not the radiator. take out the thermostat from the housing, drill a hole in the large disk, put the thermostat back in the housing and reinstall and wala it will not over heat. note start with a 1/8" hole, if the hole is too big that will reduce the temp the water will get.

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