answersLogoWhite
Ask
Chevy Impala
Thermostats

How do you replace the thermostat located on a 2001 Chevy Impala?

666768
Answer

Top Answer
User Avatar
Wiki User
2011-09-12 21:04:53
2011-09-12 21:04:53

You have to remove the air filter unit. Take the flexhose off and then you have to remove the breather. That's the only way to get at the bolts. Its a real painbut its the only way. I just did mine. Good Luck!!!

On a 3.8L V6, it is very simple. Follow the upper radiator hose to the manifold just in frontof the throttle body. Loosen the hose clamp, pull the hose off of the "gooseneck". Loosenthe 2 10mm bolts (deep 6 point socket works best). And off it comes! Clean the surfacesand re-install new one.

It also helps to disconnect the 5-6 local sensors so that you can pull the wiring harness out of the way. There is also a vacumm line that you can pull off to help with clearance. Be gentle with the vacumm lines as they become brittle with age and heat over time.

$8-$16 for a new themostat and gasket.

234
0

Related Questions

User Avatar

The thermostat is located in the thermostat housing at the engine end of the top radiator hose.

User Avatar

You can replace the thermostat on your 2010 Chevy Impala 3.5 by removing the water hose and the 3 bolts from the thermostat housing. The thermostat will come right out. Reverse the process to install the new thermostat.

User Avatar

It is at the engine end of the top radiator hose.The housing is the thermostat housing and the thermostat is located therein.

User Avatar

The thermostat is located in the housing and the engine end of the top radiator hose. Remove the 2 bolts and replace the thermostat.


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.