Not the same as yours, but maybe this'll help. Let me know if you need further assistance. Coolant inlet housing and gasket, then torque bolts to 14 Nm 10 ft lbs. It's affordable, attractive and offers a nice array of options. The only thing is I really don't know exactly where the Stat location is on this car? Do not put radiator cap on at this time. The one from advance must of got boxed wrong or someone bought it and switched it out and returned it with the different one in the box.
Stop engine and refill coolant if needed. How did the water pump fail all of a sudden? Can anyone tell me where the bleed valve is on the 2. Next, set the heat sheila back in place. Where the top radiator hose stops at engine is where the thermostat is. This thermostat design utilizes a rubber seal, not a gasket---replace with a new seal. I recommend soaking them with a penetrate such as Kroil or Liquid Wrench because they may be seized due to the heat and corrosion.
There are only two thick black water hoses on the radiator. Usually held on with two bolts. Answer for distributer 1991 cavalier. Answerif you have the… Thermostat found You will feel like a real idiot when you find it!! Tighten the fittings to 15 ft. If it is the 2. You can access the more difficult bolt on this pipe by working through the exhaust manifold. With the pressure released, pull the hose off the radiator inlet and drain the radiator fluid into the container.
According to Autozone's online repair guide, they are underneath the ignition module assembly. I think these two pipes are metal and not rubber. Next lower the vehicle back down. Drain the coolant from the radiator. With the engine idling, add coolant to the radiator until the level is up to the bottom of the filler neck. The bolts are accessible fromthe top of the engine down between 2 and 3 exhaust manifold runners. Hose is connected to a pipe called a thermostat housing that bolts to the engine.
While holding it there, re-install the bracket bolt. Coolant inlet housing bolt accessible through exhaust manifold. A properly operating thermostat will continue to cycle until the coolant reaches the operating temperature of the thermostat--usually around 180 deg F. Coolant should be reused unless it is contaminated or several years old. Tighten the hose clamp, move the hose back down into position, and then slide the connector onto the tube until it seats. Raise and safely support the vehicle and crawl back underneath ad raise the thermostat housing tube into position. It will end at the thermostat housing.
Remove the bolt from the bracket. First, Raise the front end of the vehicle on the passenger side. I found absolutely no correct information on this subject anywhere on the internet, so count yourself fortunate that you have found this. Then the thermostat will continue to adjust its opening to maintain that temp. This sometimes depends on the motor, but usually just follow the upper radiator hose to the motor. Link to Autozone online repair guide:.
Is coolant getting mixed with oil or vice versa? Once the coolant in the block is warm usually within 10 minutes , the thermostat begins to open and let coolant flow into the radiator to cool it down some. Yes you can do it with out removing the manifold I just done one of these with an automatic. Using a small amount of silicone grease, coat the inside seal of the connector and reinstall it in the hose. Just two bolts attaches thermostat housing to the intake manifold which is attached to the engine block. Drain and recover the coolant until level is below thermostat. So this would seem that blown head gasket is probably unlikely - probably has something with the coolant system itself, right? Other Category problem 2001 Pontiac Grand Am V6 Two Wheel Drive Automatic 121000 miles 2 days before I was going to get an inspection sticker, my Service Engine light came on and dashboard Temperature Gauge stopped registering any temperature.
Engine Cooling problem 1994 Pontiac Grand Am 4 cyl Front Wheel Drive Manual 151153 miles my car is running on an average 220 and if going up an incline, it will be between 220 and the red zone. Now you are ready to add your anti-freeze and water mixture to the reservoir. As you face the car, it will be to the passenger side, down under the exhaust manifold. Temp gauge was fine for 4 days, then the gauge on the dash stopped working again. Replace thermostat and paper gasket or rubber o-ring. One on the bottom of the radiator and one on the top of the radiator.
One of the sides is a hex end so you will need two wrenches. Depends on the size of the motor. Sep 01, 2010 1998 Pontiac Grand Am 2. It is located directly under the throttel body. It is located on the backside of the engine under exhaust manifold. To put a new one in get a new gasket and some silicone sealant and make sure not to overtighten the bolts because it is only an aluminum piece yo … u are potting them into. The Pontiac Grand Am came on the scene in the 1970s, but it wasn't until the 1980s when it became the Pontiac of choice for new-car buyers.