Mechanics

THERMOSTAST

2002 Cadillac Deville

Engine Cooling problem
2002 Cadillac Deville V8 Front Wheel Drive Automatic 130000 miles

What is the procedure to replace a thermostast/
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Gbecerril
August 21, 2010.




Thermostat Replacement

Tools Required
J 38185 Hose Clamp Pliers

Removal Procedure


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Partially drain the cooling system.
Remove the air cleaner assembly.
Position the J 38185 to the clamp in order to remove the radiator outlet hose from the thermostat housing.
Remove the bolts securing the thermostat housing to the water pump inlet.


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Remove the thermostat and the gasket from the water pump housing.

Installation Procedure


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Install the thermostat and a new gasket into the water pump housing.
Install the thermostat housing.


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Notice: Refer to Fastener Notice in Service Precautions.

Install the thermostat housing bolts.
Tighten the thermostat housing bolts to 10 Nm (89 inch lbs.) .
Position the J 38185 to the clamp in order to connect the radiator outlet hose to the thermostat housing.
Install the air cleaner assembly.
Fill the cooling system.

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Rasmataz
Aug 21, 2010.


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