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Answered 2007-04-08 03:45:42

This may not be the answer you are looking for. This will help you change the thermostat. If you want to change the thermostatic fan sensor some of the steps are the same but I do not know where it is located on the engine. 1: Go to an auto parts store and buy a new thermostat and gasket for your car. 2: Bring these things home or to a place you can work on the car safely for at least 90 minutes. 3: Stop the engine, and let it cool down. ( I found this out the hard way ) 4: Open the hood of the car. 5: Remove the radiator cap. 6: The top radiator hose, should be on the right side, leads to the thermostat housing. 7: On the bottom of the radiator is a drain cock, open this, using a flat container that will hold at least 3 quarts and drain the anti freeze into the container. 8: There are two clamps holding the hose in place,one at the radiator one at the housing undo these clamps enough to be able to remove the hose. 9: There are two bolts holding the thermostat housing in place, undo these with a wrench or socket 1/2 inch or 9/16 I think. 10: Carefully remove the housing, it may be stuck to the engine and be a little difficult to remove. 11: The old thermostat my come up with the housing, just remember how it looks as the new one has to go back in the same way. 12: Clean the housing and engine of any old gasket parts, scraper and or sandpaper will do. 13: Install the new thermostat and gasket,put a film of oil or grease on the gasket so it doesn't stick. 14: Replace the thermostat housing and bolts, try to tighten the bolts evenly, do not use too much force or the housing will break ( hard way ) 15: With the clamps on the hose, put the hose back in place and tighten the clamps. 16: Tighten the drain cock on the bottom of the radiator. 17. If possible pour anti freeze back into your radiator, you may have to top up fluid anyway.

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