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2006 chevy colorado running hot. had cooling system flushed and new thermostat installed. do you have a solution?

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SOURCE: how to replace 2006 chevy colorado thermostat

find where top hose comes from the radiator into the engine block, then drain some of the coolant out and remove hose and thermostat from the block. remember which way the termostat sits in the block and install new one. its always a good idea to flush your cooling system before putting in a new thermostat. if the old one was plugged up, the gunk thats in your system will just plug up the new one in time too. you can get a bottle of radiator flush from most auto parts stores.

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You didn't list your engine size so please pick the applicable to your motor size:

Removal & Installation 2.8L & 2.9L Engines To Remove:

  1. Lift the vehicle high enough to gain access to the knock sensor (KS) through the left front wheelhouse.
  2. Remove the left front wheel and wheelhouse liner.
Knock sensor (KS) (A), Engine harness (B), Knock sensor (KS) connector (C)


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  1. Disconnect the knock sensor (KS) connector.
  2. Detach the knock sensor (KS) from the engine block.
To Install:
  1. Attach the knock sensor (KS) to the engine block.
    • Tighten the bolt to 18 ft lbs (25 Nm).
  2. Connect the knock sensor (KS) connector.
  3. Install the left front wheelhouse liner and wheel.
  4. Fully lower the vehicle.

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It could be air locked. Feel both your heater hoses, and, with the engine running, loosen the one that's cold, if there is one. If that doesn't help, it is probably your heat control valve that is malfunctioning.

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Hello jonah! i need to replace a thermostat on my 2004 chevy colorado, 3.5 litre engine can you tell me where it is located on my engine?


Check this procedure for Canyon, Colorado 2004-2005 - Removal & Installation
  1. Drain the cooling system.
  2. Raise and support the vehicle only high enough to access the thermostat housing through the wheelhouse.
  3. Remove the left wheelhouse liner.
  4. Remove the radiator inlet hose from the thermostat housing.
  5. Remove the thermostat housing bolts.
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  2. Raise and support the vehicle only high enough to access the thermostat housing through the wheelhouse.
  3. Remove the left wheelhouse liner.
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