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97 DODGE STRATUS OVERHEATING. ANTIFREEZE IN RESERVE TANK BUT LEAKING INSIDE WHAT I THINK IS THE WATERPUMP. FAN NOT GOING ON AT ALL. ANYONE KNOW WHERE THE THERMOSTAT IS ON THIS MODEL?

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The thermostat is under the radiator cap. there should be two screws on both sides of the cap, if you take those off it should be right there. I had the problem last year and i fixed it.

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    Not on a 2.7 engine, on this engine the t stat is in the lower housing behind the alternator. And I might add you have to remove the ac compressor,alternator and dipstick tube to get access to the 3 bolts that hold the housing on

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Follow the top radiator hose to the engine, It's at the spot where they meet. If you have an electric fan, there will also be a temperature sensor switch for it.

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