Place the new thermostat assembly into the engine outlet connector. Remove thermostat assembly and clean sealing surfaces. Of course there are other possibilities, but the waterpump is one of the possible causes. Install the new thermostat in exactly the same position, with the spring-end facing the engine. For example, any tips on how to be 100% sure the timing chain goes back on right. Put the new gasket on the thermostat and install.
When any engine is running hot, it usually turns out to be a bad themostat, bad temp-sensors that run your electric cooling fans on the radiator or one or both radiator fans have died. I know my way around an engine. Hope this helps, Gerry G. Install timing chain guides, timing chain, and timing chain cover. Do it yourself then if it's a bad gasket have a couple local shops to quote you a repair price. This can also cause stalling.
You should be able to see the thermostat housing looks like half a ball with 2 hoses coming out of it Drain the coolant, and remove the housing. Connect hoses at thermostat housing. Connect the coolant recovery system hose. Place the new thermostat assembly into the engine outlet connector. If you also remove the dipstick be sure to cover the hole so anti freeze can't get into the oilpan. Remove the right front wheel and belt splash shield. Like I said the oil was fine and the shop said it was the water pump.
Any direction you can give would be greatly appreciated. Install the alternator and attaching bolts. Felpro has long been a trustworthy name in developing replacement thermostat gaskets for your cooling system. So anyone have any ideas as to the water pump causing this? Remove bolts attaching water pump to block Fig. After everything is back as it was, re-fill the radiator start the engine and turn your heater on full. The hose is clamped to a metal housing water inlet which is bolted to the engine. Remove water pump and gasket.
There's a separate casting bolted to the block. Install the new thermostat and gasket, replace the bolts, add coolant as necessary, and you're done. Be carefulnot to rip or tear the gasket or make sure you have areplacement. I will never buy another Chrysler. A magnet on a rod will no doubt be very useful. I told them when they get the car to ask to look at the water pump and see what was wrong with it. Since I am a woman I seemed to be taken advantage of and just want to check to see if this seems legit.
If your engine doesn't get coolant, it overheats. A friend of mine has a 04 sebring that start acting weird, he drove it Friday and it overheated, checked the water and it was low so added antifreeze to it. There are 2 bolts to remove. It is in the right front of the engine block, located in the thermostat housing under the alternator. This will make the water pump less efficient and could possibly be making air bubbles that at times impedes the coolant flow leading to overheating. It is held in with three bolts having 12 … mm heads and one bolt that also attaches a wiring harness clamp.
Note the position of the old thermostat before removal. But as I have said if it was the water pump there should be something physically broken in it, as to the impeller being loose of broken. I followed them to take the car to a shop to check out which the car overheated on the way. I have seen 'intermittent' overheat issues. From many choices on the web were sure this photo may well be a right reference for you, and we sincerely we do hope you are pleased with what we present. Note the position of the old thermostat before removal.
Remove the bolts not the hose and lift the housing to expose the thermostat may require a little prying with a screwdriver or similar tool. Note how the old thermostat is fitted which end is up , lift it out of the engine, and then remove all traces of gasket from the housing and the engine. First, the engine could overheat because the thermostat restricts the flow of coolant though the engine. Note how the old thermostat is fitted which end is up , lift it out of the engine, and then remove all traces of gasket from the housing and the engine. I'm looking at having to sell it because the other repairs it needs cost more than I paid for the entire vehicle. I do not have any pics of the leak.