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Runnin hot do these have thermostats and if so where is it located

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No thermostat on an air cooled engine.

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I think the water pump/thermostat are bad. Car is overheating and have changed radiator resevoir. Check engine light is on. Can you send me diagram of motor


Not sure if there are two thermostats, I know of one that I changed, it sits right above the starter and right below your air box. I had the problem my guage was reading hot on a cool night so I went and popped the hood and (after cooled) opened the radiator resivoir and the results were dry as a bone. I had steam coming from the cap. if you so this be sure to slowly release the pressure from the red cap that reads HOT WARNING DO NOT REMOVE. that is where you pour the coolant/water mix.

After I did that I took it to a shop and had it flushed, cleansed and refilled.....then I was runnin a beutiful bright green. Cost about 69.99 for flush then I found out my water pump pully was locked up and not rotating (not pumping coolant). So I fixed that last night and she's runnin pretty good after 190,000 miles.

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