answersLogoWhite
Ask
Dodge Caravan

Can an automotive rookie replace a thermostat on a 2000 Dodge Caravan and if so what are the steps involved?

888990
Answer

Top Answer
User Avatar
Wiki User
2015-07-15 18:44:19
2015-07-15 18:44:19

Too many steps and little things you should know. Spend $10 and buy a repair manual for your car at any auto Parts Store. You have two choices, Hayne's or Chilton's. A rookie can do this with the proper guidance. Get the manual and go for it.

answer to remove thermostat dump coolant from engine remove top radiator hose from where it attaches to engine remove fitting,generally 2 or 3 bolts, where radiator hose attached this is called thermostat housing u will then see thermostat take notice of how the thermostat is seated as sometimes they can be installed upside down, upside down will not work correctly so then install proper temp new thermostat and new gasket reinstall thermostat housing' reattach radiator hose. refill engine and radiator with coolant start engine ,check for leaks if no leaks, job well done is easier than it sounds

1
0

Related Questions

User Avatar

By decorating it and paint it in a different colour with different sticer saying thermostat 2000

User Avatar

Follow the upper radiator hose to where it meets the engine. Remove the two bolts of the thermostat housing and remove and replace the thermostat.

User Avatar

The thermostat is located on the top of the engine, where the top radiator hose is connected. The hose has to be disconnected, and the inlet on the engine is removed, with the thermostat underneath.

User Avatar

how to replace thermostat on a 1964 Thunderbird

User Avatar

how do you replace thermostat for 2004 cavalier


Copyright © 2020 Multiply Media, LLC. All Rights Reserved. The material on this site can not be reproduced, distributed, transmitted, cached or otherwise used, except with prior written permission of Multiply.