Hi, To change a thermostat in a 1990 P,G,A SE 2.4L twin cam. You open the hood, stand on the drivers side of the engine, (or the opposite side from the belts), and look toward the middle of the engine block. You will find you have to remove the Air Intake hose and unbolt the plastic cover off the air cleaner. This will expose the hose and thermostat bolts. There are two bolts. First diconnect the hose from the goose neck (the large hose directly from the bottom of the radiator. You do not have to disconnect the other hoses (2 or 3 smaller hoses) from the head of the goose neck. You will need a 5/16 socket or large blade screwdriver to loose the radiator connection. Pull the goose neck from the engine block and remember the way the pointed side of the thermostat is facing (toward the engine block). Make sure you clean the goose neck surface where the thermostat sits and also the face of the engine block where the thermostat sits into. They recommend using a silicon lubricant (not alot), just enough to cover the seats (openings), that the thermostate will be sitting back in. This should do the trick. I've ripped down many of engines, and have to admit this one stumped me. The books and mags out there are far and few. I've hunted to no avail. So I went to my garage guy (which I thought was pretty unethical), but he did point it out and told me what to do. I asked his permission to publish this and he said O.K. Oh....make sure you have a bucket or a pan to catch the residual, animals need not eat this stuff. By the way use the dex cool antifreeze,as the others have silicants in them and tend to block up you heater core or the radiator core. Good Luck jimpii.
hmm this is what i found...
the 2.4 litre 4 cylinder engine, its located inside the radiator outlet pipe that hooks to the rear of the water pump at the passenger side rear of the engine. Here is what i have gathered to replace it.... REMOVE OR DISCONNECT
remove Negative battery cable. Drain and recover the coolant until level is below thermostat. remove the Coolant inlet housing bolt accessible through exhaust manifold. Raise vehicle. remove Radiator outlet pipe stud. remove Second coolant inlet - housing bolt. remove Coolant inlet housing.(thermostat housing) remove Thermostat. Clean housing surface.
INSTALL OR CONNECT
Install Thermostat. Install Coolant inlet housing and gasket, then torque bolts to 14 Nm (10 ft lbs) . Install Coolant inlet housing bolt. Lower vehicle. Install Coolant inlet housing bolt through exhaust manifold. Fill system with antifreeze(anti corrosive)and pressure test cooling system(if applicable), then inspect for leaks
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