Where is the thermostat on a 2003 Chevy Cavalier?

Where is the thermostat on a 2003 Chevy Cavalier?

Where is the thermostat located on a 2003 cavalier? Follow the upper radiator hose to the block. right there on the block will be your thermostat housing, take off this housing and you will see the thermostat make sure to remember which side the spring is facing.

Where is the thermostat on a 2000 Cavalier?

On the 2.2 engine it is right at the top of the engine, in the front next to the exhaust manifold. On the 2.4 it is at the rear of the water pump, in the bottom. Remove the bolts that hold the thermostat housing onto the intake manifold with a box wrench.

Why is my 2001 Chevy Cavalier overheating?

While there are a variety of reasons your Chevrolet Cavalier is overheating, the most common 3 are a coolant leak (water pump, radiator, hose etc.), the radiator fan, or a failed thermostat.

Where is the thermostat on a Cavalier 2.2?

The thermostat is in the lower radiator house in the 2.2 liter Cavalier. Untwist the radiator cap slowly. Do not remove the radiator cap or attempt to replace the thermostat on a hot engine. Allow ample time for the system to cool down before replacing the thermostat. Unscrew the two retaining bolts on the lower radiator thermostat flange.

Where is the antifreeze drain bucket in a Cavalier?

Place the antifreeze drain bucket underneath the lower radiator hose. The thermostat is in the lower radiator house in the 2.2 liter Cavalier. Untwist the radiator cap slowly. Do not remove the radiator cap or attempt to replace the thermostat on a hot engine. Allow ample time for the system to cool down before replacing the thermostat.

How do you change the thermostat on a hot engine?

Untwist the radiator cap slowly. Do not remove the radiator cap or attempt to replace the thermostat on a hot engine. Allow ample time for the system to cool down before replacing the thermostat. Unscrew the two retaining bolts on the lower radiator thermostat flange. Separate the thermostat housing flange from the engine block.