How do you replace the thermostat located on a 1998 Ford Contour?
It is not at the end of the upper radiator hose. Please don't follow the first person answer.
First the thermostat must be located on the 1998 Toyota Rav 4. The thermostat housing is on the left side of the engine under the exhaust manifold. The lower radiator hose flows directly to it. Drain the coolant, remove the hose and mounting bolts. Replace the thermostat from the inside of the housing and reinstall.
To replace the thermostat on a 1998 Cadillac, locate the area you will be working in. The thermostat is located at the rear of the engine on the drivers side. Then locate the upper hose. Remove the upper hose from the housing and disconnect the unit. You can then safely replace the thermostat piece.
It is located in the front of the engine towards the top. If you follow the radiator hose it will lead you to the thermostat. There are two bolts that hold it in place. You can remove the bolts fairly easily and replace the thermostat. It is important that you make sure that everything is clean when you reassemble everything.
Follow the upper radiator hose to the engine... that is where its located inside the thermostat housing. Remove upper hose to the engine, then remove the 2 bolts holding the thermostat housing on, then remove thermostat, replace with new one plus gasket, put the housing back on, hose back on, refill with all fluids lost and your done. really simple.
The thermostat is located right on the front of the engine block. Its not a normal thermostat like you see in most vehicles. It is accually the flange that the lower radiator hose slips on to. Drain your engine coolant, remove the clamp on the lower radiator hose going to to the motor. remove the two 10mm bolts from the radiator hose flange to the motor, and the entire assembly will come out. when you…