I used a combination of open and closed-face wrenches as well as a ratchet wrench to get the three stud bolts out. My 1995 Ford Explorer required a 10mm (metric) size socket. Although each bolt was the same size, the different tools were needed in order to get into the small space to get them out and back in place.
Their are 2 main bolts that hold on a thermostat housing for an 1987 jeep cheorkee pioneer!!
With great difficulty. If you have nimble fingers and a good set of tools, you may be able to remove the two bolts that hold the thermostat housing without removing the exhaust pipe.
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This is not an easy one to do. If you have nibble fingers, patients and the right tools you can do it. Removing the air filter box off the throttle body and out of the engine compartment will give you a little needed elbow room. Drain down the radiator and remove upper radiator hose from thermostat housing. Remove the two bolts that hold the thermostat housing to the engine. One of the two bolts will be a challenge to get to but it can be done. With bolts removed you can wiggle out the thermostat housing to expose the thermostat. Install in reverse order.
IF YOU FOLLOW THE LOWER RADIATOR HOSE TO THE ENGINE,YOU WILL LOCATE THE THERMOSTAT HOUSING.THERE ARE TWO BOLTS THAT HOLD THE HOUSING ON. THE THERMOSTAT SETS INSIDE THE HOUSING.
Follow the upper radiator hose from the radiator to the engine. Where it goes into the engine, there will be 2 bolts. These bolts are on the thermostat housing. Remove the upper radiator hose from the housing. Then remove both bolts, and pull out the housing, your thermostat will be in there. It sits freely in the housing, so it might fall out. (You may have to remove 2 nuts that hold the dipstick on to get to the bolts. The nuts are right on the bolts themselves)
remove the 2 bolts that hold the thermostat housing to the intake manifold which the upper radiator hose attaches to the housing then just pull the thermostat out and replace.
No. One of the two bolts that hold the thermostat housing to the engine is a challenge.
Follow the upper radiator hose from the radiator to the top of the engine. There will be 2 bolts once you have drained the radiator you can remove these bolts that hold the waterneck housing down lift it up, and there will be the thermostat. Follow the upper radiator hose from the radiator to the top of the engine. There will be 2 bolts once you have drained the radiator you can remove these bolts that hold the waterneck housing down lift it up, and there will be the thermostat.
If you will look at the bottom radiator hose you will see were it clamps onto a housing on the front left lower part of the engine. That housing will have 2 bolts that hold it to the engine. That is were the thermostat is at, behind that housing.
your thermostat is located on the engine where your lower rad hose goes in your engine two bolts hold the housing on . no gasket sealer is needed
follow hose from radiator to engine block. there are 2 bolts that hold the housing in place. BE CAREFUL when you re-tighten the bolts and do not break off the ears on the thermostat housing. and make sure the engine is cool and there is no pressure
The thermostat is on the water pump, left side at the hose connection.Left side as in the passengers side?the thermostat is in the housing that connects to the upper radiator hose. there are two bolts that hold this housing to the intake manifold.
Follow your top radiator hose. The thermostat will be in that housing just remove the two bolts that hold it on.
Hi, The thermostat is located on the driver side of the van, very close to the throttle body. If you follow the upper radiator hose back to the engine, it will lead you right to it, or at least the thermostat housing. I have provided a link that shows the location of the thermostat housing Once note: These are NOT the easiest things to change in these vans. It requires removing a few extra pieces to get to the screws and bolts that hold the thermostat housing on. Good Luck, Greg
Just follow the lower / bottom radiator hose to the engine and you will see where it clamps on a housing that has 3 bolts that hold it onto the water pump. The thermostat is inside of that housing.
It is located where the bottom hose of the radiator connects to the engine. There are two bolts that hold it in place the thermostat is right inside that housing.
Partially drain the radiator into a container. Remove the upper hose at the engine end. Remove the 2 bolts that hold the thermostat housing and remove the thermostat. Clean both surfaces and install the thermostat, install the housing and the 2 retaining bolts. install the upper radiator hose and top off the coolant. It is located at the engine end of the top radiator hose in the thermostat housing.
To replace the thermostat in a 1994 Acura Legend you will first need to follow the vehicleÕs radiator hose to the area where it connects to the engine. The area of connection is known as the thermostat housing. Squeeze the two tabs on the radiator hose clamp using a pair of pliers and pull the hose off of the thermostat housing. Remove the bolts which hold the lid to the thermostat housing so the housing can be removed. Remove the thermostat and its gasket from the housing. Clean the mating surfaces of the thermostat housing and lid. Place the new thermostat in the housing and attach the gasket making sure that the spring end of the thermostat sits in the housing and the pin is facing out. Put the lid in place and secure it with the proper bolts. Replace the radiator hose on the thermostat housing and reclamp it.
It is right beside of the thermostat housing, Right side of it. 2 bolts hold it on.
the hose on top the radiator goes to the thermoustat two bolts hold the housing on the manifold take them out and replace thermostat
Follow the upper radiator hose from the radiator to the engine. The thermostat will be located behind the thermostat housing at engine end of upper radiator hose. Drain some coolant into a clean container. Remove upper radiator hose from thermostat housing. Remove the 3 bolts that hold the thermostat housing to engine. Remove thermostat housing. Remove thermostat. Be sure to install the new thermostat facing in the same direction as the old one was.
Two 1/2" or 13MM bolts hold it on. But, you may have to move the alternator, or it's bracket to reach them.
Follow the top radiator hose back to the engine. The radiator hose connects directly to the thermostat housing. Pull the two bolts that hold the housing then you'll need to work at it to get the housing off since it's stuck on with gasket sealer.
Follow the upper radiator hose down to the engine. It attaches to the thermostat housing. Usually, two bolts hold the housing onto the engine. More than likely, you will have to remove accessories-alternator-etc. to gain access to the bolts.