What is the black piece called that connects the radiator hose that goes into the block and holds the hose in place?
The thermostat for the 3.5 Liter is under a flange bolted to the top of the block (in the valley), connected to it is a black pipe that connects to the lower radiator hose. This flange has four bolts that are accessed only after removing the intake manifold. Removing the housing that connects to the upper radiator housing optional.
The black radiator hose comes out of the upper left of the radiator. Follow it to where it connects to the engine block at the top center of the engine. It is just to the left of the ignition coil. That is the thermostat housing. Remove the bolts holding the housing, and the thermostat will be there.
The thermostat is 7 inches to the left from the headers. You will notice it on your motor, as a metal pipe that protrudes up with a bolt/opening before it meets the block. You can also follow the black radiator, the most noticeable one on top to the block and will see the thermostat right before it meets the block as stated up there. on the back side of the motor where the lower radiator…
It is on the upper right of the engine. Find the upper radiator hose at the top right (drivers side) of the radiator, then follow it towards the engine. When you find the end of it, this is where the thermostat sits. Under a small metal block that the hose connects to and the block is bolted with 3 bolts to the motor.
What is the name of the part that the upper and lower radiator hose is connected to in a 2001 ford focus zx3?
A water pump? In all vehicles that I've had and know of. Your radiator has an intake and an outtake, Your intake goes from the radiator, to the thermostat, the thermostat connects usually directly to the water pump or only has a few inch distance from that.. It circulates the coolant around / in the block. and feeds it out of the block usually on the opposite side, it registers on your vehicles thermometer (the…
There are two hoses that connect the radiator to the engine block. On older cars, the thermostat would be where the top hose connects - ie where it is easy and convenient to get at, etc. Unfortunately, on your car the thermostat is located where the bottom radiator attaches to the engine block - closer to the firewall, under the breather, etc, where it is a total pain in the ass to get to.
The Haynes manual I have says the thermostat housing is located between the lower radiator hose and the block on the left front side of the engine. The thermostat and housing are all one piece. The lower radiator hose (return) connects to the thermostat housing. follow the out hose for the rad until it enter the block it shouldn't be hard to find.
Its called the LOWER hose for a reason. It goes from the bottom of the radiator to the lower front of the engine. It's a black, round rubber tube. The radiator is the thing at the front where the green water goes in. The engine is the noisy hot metal thing under the hood. The hood is the big metal plate in front of the windshield...