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My 2000 Chrysler LHS is overheating everytime i drive it..i need to replace the thermostat..but how do i go about that? and where is it located? i lost my owners manual

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It isn't necessarily the thermostat that is bad. When the thermostat goes bad, it usually gets stuck in the open position, because it never closes, and it won't effect the cooling of the engine. Or should I sat the overheating of an engine. Your thermo is located on the engine at the end of the top hose, a dome shaped fitting, it is in there, but,, the overheating could be something else. Check the top of your radiator for oil floating on there, check to see if there is steam coming out the exhaust, keep an eye on the water level, check the coolant, and don't run it if it gets hot. A compression check will tell exactly what is going on in there, if it is a head gasket, usually what happens when a car starts to overheat. Hope this helps.

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