How do you replace thermostat housing in 2000 S10?
Remove 2 mounting bolts and replace
Follow the upper radiator hose from the radiator towards the engine. The upper radiator hose is connected to the thermostat housing on the engine side. The thermostat is under/inside the thermostat housing. Remove the upper radiator hose from the housing then remove the two bolts holding down the thermostat housing then remove the thermostat housing to expose the thermostat.
Should be located in a removable housing at the engine end of the upper radiator hose Drain about 1 gallon of coolant frm the radiator Remove this housing Note how thermostat is installed Clean both surfaces Replace thermostat and gasket Replace housing Re-fill coolant slowly to prevent an air lock Start engine and look for leaks Run engine to normal operating temperature with heater on Re-check coolant level
Follow the upper radiator hose back towards the engine. The hose will be connected to the thermostat housing. The thermostat is under the housing. Drain off some colant, remove upper hose from thermostat housing, remove the two bolts holding the housing to the engine, remove the housing, remove the thermostat, take note that the thermostat spring faces the engine so as not to install backwards.
Locate the upper radiator hose. Where the hose attaches to the engine, there is a thermostat housing (it is metal and is bolted to the engine and attached to the hose). You must remove the radiator hose and then the two bolts that hold the thermostat housing in place. The thermostat will be underneath the housing. Make sure you install the new thermostat in the correct direction (right side facting outward).
The Top Radiator Hose, Is Connected To The Radiator Then To The Engine. The Thermostat Is Behine The Thermostat Housing. This Is The Part Where The Top Hose Is Clamped On. Should Be Held On The Engine By Two Bolts. Remove The Hose From Housing, Remove Housing. Get New Thermostat And Gasket & A Small amount Of Silicone Sealant. When You Remove The Thermostat Remember The Direction It Was So You Can Install The New…