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Need to replace engine thermastat how much of a

Need to replace a engine thermastat , how much of a problem is this on a 97 Cadillac Seville ...I'v done this on my 90 Elderado but the Seville seems to have such a cluster of stuff in the way or needs removing from the way first ! ....I hope this solves the over heating problem and it's not a cracked head or head gasget ...Can't see or smell any aniti freeze or white smolke from the exhust , Fingers crossed ...Any ideas ?

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Sad to say there are a few items and hoses in the way to get to the thermostat housing though it can be done even by a novice but it sounds you have more expereince than a novice, it will just take more time and patience and memory to what goes where, and oif you have water in your oil that would tell if you have a head gasket or cracked head (water in your oil means that the oil on the dipstick is a foamy light brown color) overheating can also be caused by the fan not running propery or at all ( check fuses and fan temperature sensor relays) also it can be caused by a bad waterpump check for leakage, tight belt or squel from the pump

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