The thermostat is integrated with the thermostat housing. Give our parts specialists a call at 1-888-280-7799. Remove the cooling fan shroud. If the system will not hold pressure and there are no external leaks the head gasket may be faulty. Founded in 1898, Stant manufactures world-class fuel, vapor and thermal management system parts for the automotive aftermarket. Thermostat stuck in the open position. Now they telling me other stories.
Is that normal or i have a faulty thermostat? Other symptoms of a faulty thermostat are engine overheating, slow to warm up and lack of heat. And if so did I throw it away with the old expansion tank? Can bad thermostat make my heat not work January 28, 2015 Followup from the Pelican Staff: Yes, if it is stuck open. For sandpaper, use a fine grit wet sand paper. The water pump is not weeping. I recently replaced the water pump then the rad and then the expansion tank and the coolant level sensor. The pic shows it at the base of the head which is true from my recollection.
Now we are researching and building new kits at an exponentially increasing pace. It is mounted to the cylinder head at the front of the engine. June 20, 2017 Followup from the Pelican Staff: if you have bled the system, it shouldn't get that hot. Shop our in-store selection today and enjoy free battery charging and engine diagnostic testing during your visit. Can bad thermostat make my heat not work J anuary 28, 2015 Followup from the Pelican Staff: Yes, if it is stuck open. It is typical of shops to try the cheapest possible failure item first then see how it goes. Remove the neck from the air box by squeezing on the two vertical sides of the ducting.
Use a straight edge tool to confirm it is perfectly flat. That pic does not show the block. You could have a failing thermostat, most times they set fault codes. First of all, i need help locating coolant thermostat under the hood. When you have the clock displayed, turn the knob the right hand one next to tach on the instrument cluster towards the passenger window. Over time while driving I noticed it vary down to 213F, but never down to 207F at which its rated. Recycle parts, packaging and fluids when possible.
You would have to learn about such things as an engine block, and where the thermostat is located. My advice is to change it out as preventative maintenance during a normal coolant change every 4 years or so. Aftermarket thermostats are known to be problematic. Can bad thermostat make my heat not work January 28, 2015 Followup from the Pelican Staff: Yes, if it is stuck open. However it shows it at the back of the head when it is really at the front. July 27, 2017 Followup from the Pelican Staff: Is the check engine light on or flashing when the problem is present? See our Pelican Parts Technical Article on Flushing Your Coolant. However it shows it at the back of the head when it is really at the front.
Once the hose moves off the thermostat slightly, you can use a flathead screwdriver to gently slide the hose off while pulling. Check the motor seal, as sometimes the cable will tear it up when it jumps the track. If you are looking for more Technical Articles to diagnose or repair cooling issues please visit our. It is important not to use a metal scraper or razor blade here. Use a straight edge tool to confirm it is perfectly flat. It will have the wiring.
Are there any fault codes? That pic does not show the block. Engine Temp is at Noon at all conditions. Typically I believe, the cap would not need to vent the pressure from the tank unless it is over filled. Give our parts specialists a call at 1-888-280-7799 - Nick at Pelican Parts Art Comments: E46 replaced all comon pomblem parts for car with 212 ,432. Install the new thermostat and evenly tighten all the fasteners.
Or is there something in between the hot water coming from the to the heater valve? September 8, 2017 Followup from the Pelican Staff: Check coolant level and thermostat function. I have an issue with erratic operation of the fan, replaced the lower hose temp sensor but still have same issue. From that line drawing I think it is the little circle just below the intake runner for cyl 1. The sizes of the nuts and bolts we give may be different from what you have, so be prepared with different size sockets and wrenches. Be careful not to damage the hose if you plan to reuse it. Now I have no heat. Install your fan shroud and then fill and bleed the cooling system.
I've also noticed some white particles resting on the hoses and fan nearest the thermostat sensor heater, which makes me think the wax material in the housing has leaked out and sprayed the surrounding area. For easier access, remove the fan assembly just one allen-bolt on the passenger side and a plastic rivet on the driver side. Save yourself some money and do it yourself! When I turn off the engine, the electric fan continues to run and drains the battery. Are there any fault codes? The user assumes that risk. If you have an automatic transmission, the removal of the fan will be different, please reference some other material for removal.