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I have a 2004 chevy aveo and I am having trouble replacing the thermostat housing on it. The original was plastic and I now have a metal one. The only issue is that I have put it in and started my car and it leaks antifreeze from the bolts. I really need help. What should I do??

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Hummm, seal the bolt threads with teflon tape, I prefer yellow but white works fine also. Be sure to pressure test when you are finished.

Posted on Oct 10, 2010

  • gmercer2 Nov 21, 2010

    The yellow tape is for natural gas pipe connections only. It is also thicker than the white tape. The white tape is for general applications and should be used in this application and other applications where water is present. You should chase the threads with a tap or thread tool before installing the bolts. There are several ways to fix this problem, teflon tape is at the bottom.

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