Oldsmobile dealers and some auto part stores will have a pictorial view of these internal door parts. I had to replace all of the back plugs by feel Oct 10, 2012 i have 2000 olds intrique i replace the thremostat, now it still over heats when i drive down the road. Petcock is just under the radiator, and free from cowling that covers most of front underside. To minimize this, hold the hose vertical to drain the fluid back into the Radiator. Machine shops can also repress in bearings if you do not have a press.
The bottom hole on the thermostat housing is slotted so you don't… Should be on the drivers side have to remove the air cleaner housing where the coolant enters the engine from rad. There is a two wire plug that attaches to… The fuel filter is located underneath drivers side of the vehicle on the inside of the frame. It is a very tight fit to get to and make sure you give yourself a couple hours to… Look at the driver's side of the engine directly below the throttle body and air intake tube. Looking through the frame, you should be able to see it. Follow the radiator hose top one. If there is only cold air blowing out of the vents with the engine fully warmed up then the coolant level needs to be checked and filled at the radiator, not just the overflow tank.
It unscrews all the way lefty loosey … Is it Working? Insert the… Hello, find the fuse panel on the inside of the car usually on the drivers side where the door and dash come together. If you're standing in front of your van, facing it, the oil filter is located at the left rear of the engine. Hook the bungy cord to the top of the door. The lower radiator hose is what attaches to the thermostat housing, along with the heater hose and overflow tank hose. One common problem is the lead wire from the side crank sensor fails due… This is difficult to do. Sealed wheel bearings involve unbolting the hubs and replacing them with new units.
Just remove old belt unless it is already, bolt on new one with the old bolts, torque to around 35 and reinstall belt per diagram. No one would sell the thermostat by itself. There are 3 bolts connecting the L shaped gasket from the lower hose to the engine that need to be removed. First remove… usually a 10 mm socket is waht youy need for the 2 or 3 bolts. There are only 3 bolts holding it on - access by popping off the inside door panel - only one screw here under the arm rest and the rest were little pop-in fasteners. It took some time 2 hours and patience.
The old mirror just unplugged and the new one plugged right in with no problem. Remember to relieve the fuel system pressure at the Schrader valve located on the fuel rail then disconnect the negative terminal of the battery before… I think the negative terminal is under the fuse box to the left; you can barely get to it. Once that is done, you'll need to remove the wire that connects to the sensor in the thermostat housing. If the test shows any in cooling system, you definitely have a head gasket problem. It will be seated right there.
They are really in a tight spot to… Electric fan motor should kick in when your temp gauge reaches the halfway point on the gauge. This is your thermostat housing. Take the thermostat out and put it in a pan of water on the stove. With the tension released, pull the hose off the housing. There is 2 on the gm 3.
It is just about even with the aft of the drivers door. On the 2002 model, it is on the left side passenger of the motor. There will be 2-3 bolts holding it in place. The hose might marrry a pipe then enter the engine. The thermostat is located on the left side of the engine block. Look for a removable housing at the engine end of the upper radiator hose Drain about 1 gallon of coolant from the radiator Remove this housing and make note how thermostat is installed Clean both surfaces Replace thermostat and gasket Re-fill coolant slowly to prevent an air lock Start vehicle and look for leaks Run vehicle up to normal operating temperature with heater on Re-check coolant level Thermostat is located on left side of engine under the throttle body.
I'd also check the thermostat. If it was broken in the open position the engine cooling system would not reach normal operating temperature and the heater would produce only warm air. The wires goto this cassette and this cassette lays on top of the spark plugs. You disconnect the hose held on by… It is located on the drivers side of the engine, just in front of but slighly below the distributor cap. You may also have to remove pulley easier to loosen bolts while serpentine belt is on. Follow the large radiator hose located on the top right of the radiator if you are standing at the front of the car facing it and follow it to the intake. You don't need to drain down the system any more the the level of the stat.
There are seven screws to this cassette, four on top and three on bottom. When reinstalling it make sure the spring on the thermostat goes toward the engine. You will have to pry on tensioner to get new belt on with a prybar and maybe need a helper, but it's pretty straigtforward most cars. The throttle control and all kind of gadgets look like they need to be removed. Just locate the lower coolant hose and follow to engine. There should be a housing with a brass fitting with a brass hex bolt in it, attached to this should be a radiator hose going to the radiator and connected to the engine block with 2 bolts. To jump the Silhouette, just attach the negative cable to metal, preferably of the engine block.
I can best reach mine by lying down with by head at the rear of the passenger side front tire. Take Care, Greg Very nice but what is the procedure to replace the thermostat. Looking at the van from the front the filter is on the drivers side. It is the opposite of what we normally expect. It's a realtively easy, though messy job. Follow the top hose from your radiator to it and you should find it.