Follow the upper radiator hose back to the engine block. There will be a cover plate with bolts holding it to a housing. This housing contains the thermostate. It has to be taken apart with the 2 possibly 3 bolts and a gasket. A LOT of fluid will pour out when you break the seal and open it. It maybe very difficult to get out without special tools to get to the bolts. You will then need to reseal it with rtv or supplied gaskets. I prefer ultra copper rtv.
To replace the thermostat on a 2002 Nissan Altima first drain out the coolant. Then proceed the to locate the thermostat housing which is by the engine compartment fuse box. Unbolt the housing and replace the thermostat.
The thermostat on a 96 Nissan Altima is located on top of the engine at the upper radiator hose. It is contained under the thermostat housing which holds it in place.
The 2003 Nissan thermostat is located inside of the thermostat housing. You can follow the bottom radiator hose directly to the thermostat housing.
thermostat location on 2003 Nissan altima
On a 1997 Nissan Altima the water pump should be mounted on the front of the engine. It is right at the thermostat housing.
I found lots of technical info at http://www.altimas.net/tsb/ Look at bulletin number NTB02-047. This explains how to troubleshoot poor heater performance and it gives a procedure for replacing the thermostat. what is a pilot converter
The 1997 Nissan Ultima thermostat is located on the front of the engine. You can follow the water supply hose from the radiator to the thermostat housing.
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Please help me locate the thermostat on a 2000 Nissan altima
It is located on the backside of the engine. Go to youtube and type in how to replace camshaft sensor on 2005 Nissan altima and it will show where it is and how to replace it, that is how I did my one.
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I need to replace the back window of a 1999 Nissan Altima how do I do this
You will need at least $300 to replace a radiator in Nissan Altima.
under the hood on the passenger side of the car on top of the alternator.
the thermostat is located at the engine end of the lower radiator hose inside of the housing that the radiator hose connects to.
The 1995 Nissan: temperature sensor is located on the front of the engine. The coolant temperature sensor will be near the thermostat housing.
Take off the thermostat housing which is located right where the top radiator hose clamps to the motor. thermostat will come right out. be sure to install the new one in the same way you take the old one out.
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The thermostat on the Nissan Altima should be directly behind the alternator. This will be on the passenger side of the car and directly under a large heater hose.
The 2005 Nissan Ultima water temperature thermostat can be found on the front of the engine. You can follow the water supply hose from the radiator to the thermostat housing.
Should be located in a removable housing at the engine end of the upper radiator hose Drain about 1 gallon of coolant from the radiator Remove this housing Note how thermostat is installed Clean both surfaces Replace thermostat and gasket Re-fill coolant slowly to prevent an airlock Start engine and look for leaks Run engine to normal operating temperature with heater on Re-check coolant level In my 1999 Nissan Altima the thermostat is located on the lower hose under a housing as described above. this is very unusual place but that is were mine is located.
There are numerous reasons why a Nissan Altima will overheat. One such reason is a closed thermostat or the radiator may be leaking.
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