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Need to replace engine thermostat on 1990 festiva

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Follow the top radiator hose fron radiator to engine, there at end of the hose is the thermostat housing. remove hose from engine side, also remove the 2 bolts from housing to reveal the thermostat. remember which way the thermostats positioned in the housing. replace with your new one and also new gasket. reinstall your hose and you should be good to prepared to lose some fluid when you remove the top radiator hose. i've always found that a little rtv glue'''blue glue''' will hold the gasket in place while you're replacing you thermostat. hope this helps!!

Posted on Aug 20, 2010


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SOURCE: Replace thermostat on 1990 cutlass ciera

the easy way to find this is to fallow your bottom raditor hose to the engine where it attaches is called the thermostat housing remove the hose and remove the four bolts then take out the thermostat replace it and re install don't for get your antifreez you will need to replace it do to the loss when you remove the hose

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Usually the replacement thermostat.

Some sockets in the rights size to remove the thermostat from the car should be on one of the big hoses going into the engine. Some come with gaskets some don't need them. You usually get one with the thermostat when you purchase it from the store. Usually a very cheap part. 15 -20 dollars max.

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what do you mean with R&R?, repair or replace?... or you need to know the location of thermostat for replace it.

Posted on Oct 27, 2010

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