The Engine Control Module sets timing and fuel mixture. It is varied electronically based on driving conditions. After market chip or programming unts may vary the factory settings to increase performance.
clogged radiator, advanced timing, worn water pump, dragging brakes, etc. Usually, the thermostat isn't the real cause of overheating.
should be screwed into the transmission case
www.fueleconomy.gov/feg/findacar.htmcheck this out for any cars gas mpg
it might be the slave cylinder
Call 1800 PMCARES, they can help.
The sensor is on the transmission above the right drive axle two wires to it
Syn-torq synthetic transmission fluid or equivalent.