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How to replace the thermostat.  It keeps overheating in traffic, especially when running air- conditioner. Its kind of random, but it happens quickly.

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Don't use lower than 195 thermostat or it will mess with how it runs...Which engine you have determines where and how to remove stat. generally just remove the housing at the end of upper radiator hose, remove all old gasket material and put new one in. Don't allow it to move out of position during bolt-up and don't put it in backwards. Make sure your electric fan is staying on with a/c compressor or that can cause overheat as well.

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