Question about 2002 Cadillac Deville
Yes, you can do it with minimal tools. First though, please see my tip at http://www.fixya.com/cars/r5929960-s_thermostat . These are generic instructions. If you get stuck or need specific instructions for your car, please get back to me with model, year and engine info. Fig. Thermostat and housing-typical To install:
Here is the procedure for your car:
Fig. Thermostat and housing-typical To install:
Posted on Oct 08, 2010
The cost of a Thermastat is under 15.00,And its very easy to replace.
#1) Just open Hood and you'll see your Top radiator Hose take your hand and follow it down to the Engine.this is where you'll see a Hose Clamp, Its holding the Hose on YOUR THERMASTAT Housing,Remove Clamp and Hose and .
Where the hose was attched you'll see a Dome Shaped Housing.This is the Thermastat housing,Just remove the Bots holding it to the Engine.Underneath you'll se your Thermastat.
Remove it and Clean up both Surfaces to Housing and Engine.When you purchase your new Thermastat some have a New Gasket if Not ask fir the Thermastat Housing Gasket Also.
Just apply some Gasket Sealer to Both Surfaces (Thermastat Housing and Engine Surface.Put on the Gasket lining up your bolt Holes and Tighten down to 1=18-21 Ft, lbs or Tighten all bolts very Snug DO NOT Over Tighten You'll strip the Bolt Holes.
Put your Hose back on Clamp it good and Tight, Replace any Coolant to Full Level===Your Done .
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Posted on Oct 08, 2010
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