Content Category Thermostat

How a thermostat works
on 15 Nov 2007 by admin author list
Thermostat Thermostat   Description A thermostat is a part of an engine cooling system. The thermostat helps to maintain the engine coolant temperature within the normal operating range.How it works:When the engine started cold, the thermostat is closed. The engine coolant (antifreeze) does not circulate through the radiator (see the pictures). Instead it returns back into the engine through the by-pass tube. [read more]
Radiator and Thermostat removal.
on 15 Nov 2007 by admin author list
1) Make sure the engine's nice and cold..... dealing with hot fluids and metal isn't going to be fun for anybody 2) Drain the radiator fluid by either undoing the drain plug, which is accessible through a panel under the car near the lower driver’s side corner of the radiator, or by pulling off one of the hoses. Also remove the [read more]