What does the temperature sensor attached to the thermostat housing do on a 2000 jeep grand Cherokee Laredo?
it tells the radiator fan when to turn on
follow your top radiator hose to the engine block. the hose will be attached to the thermostat housing. the housing is attached to the block with two bolts. remove the radiator hose from the housing, remove the two bolts, and gently separate the housing from the block. you will see the thermostat. The above answer is for a V6 engine. If your engine is a V8, follow the lower radiator hose toward the engine. The…
For a 2.4 litre engine, where the pressure cap is that is the thermostat housing..if you try to remove the pressure cap (in cold temperature only) you will see the thermostat..A damaged thermostat can be diagnosed when an engine running is at above normal temperature by squeezing the radiator hose connected to the thermostat housing..if there is no coolant running in it the thermostat is close then replace it.