Install the coolant hoses - listen for an audible click to confirm the clips have engaged. If the system will not hold pressure and there are no external leaks the head gasket may be faulty. I can explain how to perform checks to see if this is working before you change it if you wish. Disconnect the main electric harness. August 27, 2018 Followup from the Pelican Staff: The gauge will not display the actual temp, only represents the temp.
You hit a bump, tank cracks open, all the coolant floods out. I put it an the computer and the give code p1619 but my thermostat housing doesn't have a thermostat in it can that be the problem for the overwhelming. Use a straight edge tool to confirm it is perfectly flat. Can bad thermostat make my heat not work J anuary 28, 2015 Followup from the Pelican Staff: Yes, if it is stuck open. I've bought a new one.
I would pressure test the cooling system. Typically I believe, the cap would not need to vent the pressure from the tank unless it is over filled. I pulled over and let it sit my friends brought me coolant my car was normal heat niot even two seconds my car started going all the way hot then in between then to normal and back to hot. January 13, 2018 Followup from the Pelican Staff: The gauge is more of a switch, it does not move or display an accurate temp. Please note the idle… Since you are asking this question I am assuming you have the 5 speed manual transmission.
The expansion tank would overflow so I went to advance and bought a expansion tank cap after changing the cap I went for a ride 15 minutes in the ride my radiator blow and I realize that the fan wasn't working so I add some water and keep adding till I make it home, the weekend I went and get radiator and replace now my radiator hose are getting really hard so I let is cool and switch the cap I soak and attempt to clean the old cap I now realize that the old cap release pressure some what. The description you give sounds more like a blown freeze-out plug or a head gasket. To take the steering wheel off the key must be in the run unlocked position. Does it make any sense to lay out a huge price for a nice luxury car, only to cut corners on replacement components and parts? You could damage the sealing surface which can cause the thermostat seal to not seat properly, resulting in a leak. Noticed pin hole in exspansion tank.
Protect your eyes, hands and body from fluids, dust and debris while working on your vehicle. You will want to pull the hose off, while rocking it back and forth. Thanks November 2, 2016 Followup from the Pelican Staff: See this: - Nick at Pelican Parts Sumfun Comments: correction. It will have the wiring. The thermostat in your car regulates coolant flow through the engine and plays an extremely important role in your engine's operation. Symptoms of a Bad or Failing Thermostat Here is a look at some of the symptoms of a bad or failing thermostat: High Temperature Gauge Reading: The first symptom is the temperature gauge reading high within the first 15 minutes of your engine running - this is also perhaps the most alarming symptom. Any suggestions on where to look next? Located on the right side of the engine bay or left side as you stand in front of the car, round cap next to the right strut tower: see photo location below Once you have it opened you will see a big Pac-Man shaped hole and twenty little round holes.
The plastic gets old and cracks eventually. Immediately after as I was trying to pull over safetly I heard a crack and white smoke coming out from the engine and the water burst out through the bottom of the car. Recycle parts, packaging and fluids when possible. They are plastic and fail often. A small amount of new coolant can be used to lubricate the coolant hose o-rings as this will make installing the hose easier. Now I have no heat. For sandpaper, use a fine grit wet sand paper.
Once I felt like I got as much air out as I could, I cranked the engine and added more coolant. I would do a few things. It's in top of the oil pan. And if so did I throw it away with the old expansion tank? This car has a plastic and aluminum radiator. Took my time and was patient with it. Thermostat stuck in the open position. Remove the cooling fan shroud.
Use a straight edge tool to confirm it is perfectly flat. I thought it odd that since I'd bought it, the temp gage usually sat at 11 o'clock, just left of center. I would suggest you grab a repair manual, you should own one. It was rated at 97C. When I turn off the engine, the electric fan continues to run and drains the battery. If you notice this problem, it is a sure sign that your car's thermostat needs to be serviced. After capping it off, warmed up the engine and it maintained the proper temperature for an hour and drove about 10 miles.
Is that normal or i have a faulty thermostat? Give our parts specialists a call at 1-888-280-7799. I think I need to replace the sensor in the head but I'm also curious about the electrical connector on the thermostat housing. It's a very common E46 problem because of the way it is mounted. Add epoxy to the pitting and sand flat. Is there something I can do to help the thermostat last longer than a 1 year? In order to be sure that a car or truck's driving experience is as pleasant as you want, you have to keep elements such as your air conditioning or climate control operating at their maximum efficiency. The item must be new and in its original manufacturer packaging to be eligible for a cash refund.