Thermostats, like other parts, just fail. That's why there are about a zillion of them for sale in the auto parts stores. Just pick up a new one, if you think yours has failed. FriPilot
en the thermostat doesn't open it cant let the fluids flow into your engine causing it to overheat.
It will probably overheat. answer= thermostat will not open and will prevent the flow of coolant . which will in turn do damage to your engine
If it's stuck open, no heat. If it's stuck closed, over heat.
When the thermostat in your car fails it usually fails to open which in turn does not allow radiator water to pass through the engine and cool it, so the engine over heats.
If the thermostat is open, the ohm reading will be O/L.
The thermostat is done it has to be replaced.......
Sounds like your thermostat is stuck open. Replace that and see what happens.
If the thermostat in a vehicle sticks open the engine will not reach proper operating temperature. The open thermostat will prevent the car's heater from giving much or any heat during cold winter driving and will also cause the engine to use more fuel than normal.
The thermostat is in the radiator. Open the radiator lid and pull the thermostat out.
The thermostat that open at 195 F.
If it's stuck open-nothing. If it's stuck closed (more likely) no circulation & overheating. At least they are cheap.
Usually the car would run cool, unless the thermostat is stuck partially open.
The thermostat is probably stuck open, even when the engine is cold.
Yes they can stick open or closed. An automobile thermostat is just as likely to stick open as it is to stick shut. Symptoms of a stuck open thermostat are slow to reach normal operating temperature and only warm air blowing from the heater. Symptoms of a stuck closed thermostat are engine over-heating and radiator boil-over.
when the thermostat will not open when placed in a cup of boiling water
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Depends on the type thermostat. On most vehicles it will open at 195 Degrees F.
No, generally an open or missing thermostat will make the engine run too cool.
discovery 2 td5 thermostat starts opening at 82 deg c and is fully open at 96
Low coolant or stuck open thermostat.Low coolant or stuck open thermostat.
Usually this is not the case. It looks like a bad thermostat, because no way the coolant is not getting hot, but a rusted up thermostat would not open for the coolant to circulate. If I were you I will change the thermostat first than check the water pump.
U take the thermostat out, get a pot of water, put the thermostat in it and start it to boiling. When the water reaches the temp that the thermostat is designed to operate at it should open , if not , it is defective
open the bonnet
thermostat can be stuck open
That is about normal.