You will need a 1/2" socket with ratchet, and a 1/2" wrench for the actual removal of the thermostat housing. First, remove the air duct from the air filter housing and the air intake connection to the engine. Set aside. Next, remove the upper radiator hose from where it connects to the engine by loosening the hose clamp. At the other end of this part where the hose was removed from is the "L" shape that houses the thermostat and bolts to the engine. This part (housing) has two bolts. The top bolt will require the use of an extension on your ratchet which you will need to insert between the water bypass pipe and the exhaust heat shield before coupling with the 1/2" socket. Loosen the top bolt. The bottom bolt will require the use of the 1/2" wrench, as the socket will not fit due to the location of the heat sheild. NOTE: the bottom bolt only needs to be LOOSENED and not removed, as the housing has an open "C" at the lower bolt location allowing the housing to pivot upward from that bolt. After removing the top bolt and loosening the lower bolt, you can pivot the "pipe" end of the housing downward and carefully maneuver the housing out of its location. You should now see the thermostat. Clean surfaces of the engine and housing well. Insert the new thermostat with the "spring" into the engine and the "bell" outward. Be sure the seal is seated properly into its socket in the engine. Position the housing carefully, making sure not to move the thermostat out of position. Reassembly is the reverse of removal. In my case, I did not use any gasket seal. The thermostat has a rubber seal on it which works well on its own. Adding gasket seal may make removing the housing in the future more difficult.
The thermostat is located near the intake on a 1999 Pontiac Grand Am GT. The thermostat can be located by following the upper radiator hose directly to the thermostat.
Depends on what size engine you have, and what year of Grand Am you have. Mine is a 1996 with a 2.4L engine. So my thermostat is located in the bottom radiator hose, where it goes into the water pump.
To replace the thermostat on a 1997 Pontiac Grand Am 3.1, first disconnect the negative battery terminal and loosen the clamp on the radiator hose. Next, remove the mounting bolts from the thermostat housing and insert the new thermostat.
in the water pump
Cheap-it's a 5.00 part you can replace yourself.
under the throttle body
Thermostat housing diagram for a 2000 Pontiac grand am?
1996 2.4L Pontiac Grand AmWhat year, engine, model?
can you show me governor for grand prix and how can i take it of. thermostat should be located on the left side of the motor inside thermostat housing housing needs to be remove to replace thermostat
Assuming you have the 2.2, 4 cylinder engine, the thermostat is located on the side of the engine that faces the firewall.
information on how to change the themostat on a 94 Pontiac Grand am SE 2.3 liter
Is the engine a 3.1? If so it is easist to remove the crossover pipe, then the thermostat housing.
Follow the upper radiator hose, where it goes into the housing on the engine, sometimes, you have to remove the water pump on these critters to replace the thermostat.
do you have a diagram for pontiac grand am 2005 thermostat
It is located directly under the throttel body.AnswerWhere is the thermostat on a 2002 Pontiac Grand Am?" Answerwhere is the thermostat on a 2000 Pontiac grand am Instructions on how to change a thermo..Hello, this page has instructions on how to install a new thermostat on a 99+ Grand Am. Also, not listed on the page as an instruction but something I did when changing the thermostat was to take off the throttle body which made getting to the inlet manifold bolts much easier. The bottom bolt was particulary hard to get too, the top bolt was not too bad. Good Luck. http://www.grandamgt.com/thermostat-pfyc.HTML
The thermostat on a 2000 Pontiac Grand Am 2.4 liter 4 cylinder is located on the side of the engine. It can be found by following the upper radiator hose.
it is located below thermostat on driver side.
Located in a removable housing at the engine end of the upper radiator hose
How do you Replace the thermostat in a 2005 grand prix gt
The thermostat on a 2003 Pontiac Grand Am 2.2L L4 Ecotec is replaced by removing the upper radiator hose and unbolting the thermostat housing. The thermostat can then be removed, a new gasket installed, and the replacement thermostat put in place.
Follow the top radiator hose down to the water outlet; your thermostat is in here. Mark
How do you change a thermostat on a 2001 Pontiac Grand Prix 3.8 gtp
Your question would be better answered if reposted including the year of your car.
The Thermostate is located behind the exhaust manifold between the firewall and engine. If you're on the passenger side, look straight down in the second hole in the manifold and there is a metal cover with 2 bolts. That's the housing for the thermostat. took bolts out cant get thermostat out