Question about 2004 Pontiac Grand Am

1 Answer

How do you change the thermostat on a 2004 grand

Want to change my thermostat

Posted by on

Ad

1 Answer

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

    Hot-Shot:

    An expert who has answered 20 questions.

    Corporal:

    An expert that hasĀ over 10 points.

    Mayor:

    An expert whose answer gotĀ voted for 2 times.

  • Contributor
  • 29 Answers

Is it malfunctioning? If so when you replace it, make sure you get one that is rated for fail safe (if it fails, it stays open. First you need to drain the coolant, then diconnect the hose clamp of the big black rubber hose going into the thermostat. (the hose is on the right hand side of the engine as your looking at it) then remove the bolts holding the thermostat down. Pull the old thermostat out, clean off any gasket residue off, ensuring not to get any into the engine. Don't use the premade gaskets, as they fail rather easily. Use a hig-temp silicone RTV, and put a constant bead around it, while circling the bolt holes as well. Put the new unit in, and tighten the bolts. some RTV should seep out a little bit. When you make your gasket, dont use to much, an 1/8 to 1/4 inch thick is fine. Let it cure overnight. Replace the hose, then refill the coolant. Good Luck.

Posted on Jun 04, 2010

Ad

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Ad

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

4 Answers

I need the location of the coolant sensor on a 2004 pontiac grand am 6 cylinder


It's here on the thermostat housing. Please let me know if you have more questions.

jturcotte_409.gif

Dec 07, 2010 | 2004 Pontiac Grand Am

1 Answer

I have a 2004 Grand am gt and have noticed that the Temperature Gauge gets to Normal Temp and then slowly moves slightly (about two tick marks) to the right then it returns back to normal. It does this...


well not usally it sounds like the thermostat is sticking i had this promblem on my 01 grand am it was themostat sticking i fixed that by replacing thermostat it worked fine for a year then started to do it again finally noticed that my antifrezze was dirty and i needed a flush have you flushed or changed yours best bet flush the antifreeze then replace thermostat

May 05, 2010 | 2004 Pontiac Grand Am

2 Answers

2004 jeep grand cherokee overheating


check the thermostat or your radiator might be stopped up

Apr 14, 2010 | 2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee

2 Answers

Where is the thermostat located in a 2004 pontiac grand am and how do i fix it?


Sorry for being slow to respond,really bad cold.The thermostat is right under the throttle body.If you follow the upper hose from the radiator to the engine you have found the t-stat housing.It IS possible to change the t-stat without removing the exhaust pipe but you must be willing to fiddle around due to limited access.

Apr 09, 2010 | 2004 Pontiac Grand Am

1 Answer

How to change the thermostat on a 3.4L engine for the 2004 Pontiac Grand Am GT


You have to locate the big hose that comes off the radiator and follow it to where it goes into the the engine block. There will be 4 bolts on the flanged housing. The thermostat is in that housing.

Mar 09, 2010 | 2004 Pontiac Grand Am

1 Answer

How to change a thermostat in a 2004 pontiac grandam


well follow the top radiator hose to the engine the hose bolts to the block with two bolts and the thermostat is under that hose

Dec 06, 2009 | 2004 Pontiac Grand Am

1 Answer

Engine light on, scan code said thermostat


93 grand cherokee limited signal lights don't work could u help me/

Feb 16, 2009 | 2004 Pontiac Grand Prix

1 Answer

2004 grand prix heater will not blow hot air.


i have the same problem, i was just told to change the temp contol sensor which is only about $13.00 gonna change it friday!!

Jan 13, 2009 | 2004 Pontiac Grand Prix

1 Answer

Location of thermostat for a 2004 pontiac grand am.


follow the upper rad. hose from the rad. to the other end. It should be under the throttle body. I'm a certified Master Tec and these are not easy to do.

Dec 23, 2008 | 2004 Pontiac Grand Am

Not finding what you are looking for?
2004 Pontiac Grand Am Logo

199 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Pontiac Experts

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

76164 Answers

Colin Stickland
Colin Stickland

Level 3 Expert

22156 Answers

Jeff Turcotte
Jeff Turcotte

Level 3 Expert

8273 Answers

Are you a Pontiac Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...