The easiest way to change this thermostat is to first remove the exhaust shield an … d exhaust cross over pipe, then the t-stat can easily be changed. Re-fill coolant sl … owly to prevent an airlock. The thermostat is in a housing on the engine end of the top radiator hose. This will inevitably lead to increased fuel consumption, excessive overheating of your engine and trigger your engine to prematurely wear out, possibly damaging other internal engine components. Sep 15, 2012 there is a fuse for the windshield washer pump. I believe it was my radiator fan wire I bumped loose.
Drain the cooling system and remove the hose at the housing. It is tight and the bottom bolt there are 2 holding the thermostat housing on is difficult with onl … y partial turns using an open end wrench. What you need to do: Get one the of more high dollar thermostat with fail safe stick this thermostat is the best of the best unlike other thermostats if it fails it locks open instead of closed saving your block from going out and bubbling out of over flow tank! Remove the bolts and the housing. Two bolts generally hold it in place. Probably didn't need to do all of these things - but since we just purchased the truck, and given the fact that is probably hadn't been done in a while, we chose to do all of these things which really didn't cost a whole lot , it's running like a charm now.
Then just follow the upper radiator hose to the engine and remove it at the engine. Jun 02, 2009 The thermostat on V6 engines is under the thermostat housing at the engine side of the top radiator hose. All other trademarks used herein are trademarks of their respective owners. You can also get a Haynes Manual at the library for a step by step approach to repair problems. If it llook nice and greenish then just put it back in and your good to go. Tools Needed for the Job: - Deep metric socket set - Standard metric socket set - Various size flat head and Philips head screw drivers - Gloves - Open and closed metric wrenches sizes 8mm - 15mm - New thermostat 195 degree - 4 hours - 12 pack of your favorite beer.
. Its winter and the heater is not working because of this. Estimated pricing is based on the estimated time for the repair, the estimated range of labor rates based on the region in which the repair will take place, and the estimated range of price of the base parts needed for the repair. Re-fill coolant sl … owly to prevent an airlock. Always consult a certified automotive mechanic before making important automotive repair and service decisions.
Also besure to note how the gasket sits on it. Good luck getting the torque wrench to fit, I did the old guess method. The thermostat is located in a hausing wher the hose bolts to the block. There is a fourth nut if you remove the bracket for the throttle cables The third bolt in the lower right corner of the throttle body is hidden behind the 2 bolt. The thermostat is inside that. With the throttle body unbolted you can move it out of your way no need to unhook the throttle cables, just unbolt it so you can move it you should be able to get to the two bolt holding the thermostat housing in place.
Use your jack to lower the Impala back to the ground. You will need to have the thermostat before you get started or another vehicle to get your part. Actual repair costs will vary based upon labor rates, time required for repair, actual parts used, your vehicle condition or other circumstances pertinent to your particular repair job. The heater would stop working, and the car would start to overheat. The thermostat on V8 models is found by tracing the bottom radiator hose back to the thermostat housing on the engine. Includes rust and corrosion inhibitors.
You will also need to disconnect the wire harnesses and a couple of hoses. With AutoZone's home shipping and Same Day Store Pickup, you can get your car repair project out of the way in a flash once you order from us online. Drain about 1 gallon of coolant from the radiator. Run engine to normal operating temperature with heater on. Re-check coolant level Should be located in a removable housing at the engine end of the upper radiator hose Drain about 1 gallon of coolant from the radiator Remove this housing Make note how thermostat is installed Clean both surfaces Install new thermostat and replace housing Re-fill coolant slowly to prevent an air lo … ck Start engine and look for leaks Run engine to normal operating temperature with heater on Re-check coolant level ----------------------------------------------------------- This is incorrect it is not there do not mess with that part unless you want to pay for more gaskets for no reason! It is tight and the bottom bolt there are 2 holding the thermostat housing on is difficult with onl … y partial turns using an open end wrench.
Tighten the water pump bolts 318. Open the hood, relieve radiator pressure make sure coolant is not too hot or you may get burned , Follow large hose from radiator to top of engine where the thermostat housing is, take a channel locks to get the hose clamp off, unbolt thermostat housing, take thermostat out, put new gasket on new t … hermostat and put in, tighten thermostat housing back on, clamp hose back on, fill up any coolant that you lost, take car for a drive, let it get past the operating temp, watching the thermostat drop back down to operating temp or temp your thermostat is rated at , shut the vehicle off, open the hood and check for any coolant leaks. Sep 15, 2012 there is a fuse for the windshield washer pump. Re-check coolant level Should be located in a removable housing at the engine end of the upper radiator hose Drain about 1 gallon of coolant from the radiator Remove this housing Make note how thermostat is installed Clean both surfaces Install new thermostat and replace housing Re-fill coolant slowly to prevent an air lo … ck Start engine and look for leaks Run engine to normal operating temperature with heater on Re-check coolant level ----------------------------------------------------------- This is incorrect it is not there do not mess with that part unless you want to pay for more gaskets for no reason! Once you have it bolted back in check any wires you may have had to remove to get out of your way and replace them back or just check to make sure you did not knock any loose. All Replacement brand items are backed by a 1-year, unlimited-mileage warranty.
Note how thermostat is installed. Pull the fan relay censor out located in the intake manifold to the left of the housing with a2 wires going to it to eliminate an air lock. Founded in 1898, Stant manufactures world-class fuel, vapor and thermal management system parts for the automotive aftermarket. It is not easy to get at and you need open ended wrenches. Clean the surface of the thermostat housing and the face of the engine block where the housing attaches with an emery cloth to remove any remaining gasket material. This is not the case, fortunately, when it comes to replacing the thermostat of the 2006 Chevy Impala. The gasket cost nearly as much as the thermostat.