Thermostat location please

Tiny
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  • 2006 CHEVROLET EQUINOX
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Where is the thermostat located. I need to replace it.
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Sunday, November 28th, 2010 AT 11:52 PM

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Tiny
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Hello,

The thermostat is located at the rear of the engine on the intake manifold. Here is a guide that will walk you through the steps and the location for your car in the diagrams below.

https://www.2carpros.com/articles/replace-thermostat

Check out the diagrams (below). Please let us know if you need anything else to get the problem fixed.
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Monday, November 29th, 2010 AT 12:48 AM
Tiny
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Where is the thermostat at and how to replace it?
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Tuesday, January 15th, 2019 AT 3:58 PM (Merged)
Tiny
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Just follow the upper radiator hose and it will lead you directly to the thermostat housing. The housing should have 2 or 3 bolts. Usually 3. Under the housing is the thermostat.
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Tuesday, January 15th, 2019 AT 3:58 PM (Merged)
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Where is the thermostat located?
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Tuesday, January 15th, 2019 AT 3:59 PM (Merged)
Tiny
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Follow the top radiator hose and it will take to the thermostat housing it is under the housing. Here is a pic.


http://www.2carpros.com/forum/automotive_pictures/249564_Graphic_178.jpg

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Tuesday, January 15th, 2019 AT 3:59 PM (Merged)
Tiny
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Thanks! Thought so but attempting my first home auto repair in about 20 years - just wanted to be sure! Cheers!
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Tuesday, January 15th, 2019 AT 3:59 PM (Merged)
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No problem if you need any help with what to do then just ask.
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Tuesday, January 15th, 2019 AT 3:59 PM (Merged)
Tiny
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2005 Chevy Equinox

how to replace a thermostat.
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Tuesday, January 15th, 2019 AT 3:59 PM (Merged)
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http://www.2carpros.com/forum/automotive_pictures/416332_2005_chevy_equnox_thermostat_1.jpg


Thermostat Replacement

Removal Procedure

1. Remove the fuel injector sight shield.
2. Drain the coolant until the coolant level is below the thermostat.
3. Remove the crossover exhaust pipe.
4. Remove the radiator hose from the thermostat housing.

5. Remove the thermostat housing bolts (2) and clean any sealer from the bolt threads.
6. Remove the thermostat housing (1).
7. Remove the thermostat (3).
8. Clean the mating surfaces.
There you go.
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