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A couple times a year the thermostat in my 2005 buick rainier goes bad

My check engine light comes on and when I bring it to the dealership they say my thermostat is bad. This happens at least twice a year why do they keep going out?

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  • Angie Morphew Oct 29, 2012

    I had a family member who is a mechanic replace it in April of 2012 and it still went out .

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Why don't you buy a quality thermostat at auto parts
store ,install yourself & end that problem?

They don't fail,your not being told what ever is happening

Forget the dealer after the warranty runs out & go to a honest
& knowledgeable repair shop


Do you know what the codes are, whenever you get a check light ?


You can get the codes at auto parts store for free & go home &
look up on internet

Posted on Oct 27, 2012

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tc52 Every time your check engine light comes on there should be a code. there is no such thing as just a light coming on. there is a reason. if you take your car to a autozone or advance auto parts they will come right out and read it right in front of you and tell you what the code is and what it means when you find this out e-mail for further assistance sk8theacid@yahoo.com

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SOURCE: Check engine light comes on and the vehicle starts

okay lets start with the po 068 & po 108, check the connection to the mass air flow sensor if conn are good replace the mass air flow sensor, that should solve the two codes, now the po455 is a evap gross leak detected. first is to make sure gas cap is good and on tight, i f it is then look for broken evap lines or hoses, it a line that sends vaccum to evap canister and another line that send fuel vapors to engine and canister check lines, also there are valve that you should check vent and purge valves, this part you may need a shop to test valves, hope this is helpful,

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