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2004 Chevy Cavalier: you show a picture of the thermostat location

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2004 Chevy Cavalier and can you show a picture of the thermostat location
Submitted: 8 years ago.
Category: Chevy
Expert:  Jay replied 8 years ago.

HelloCustomer it is tucked kind of behind the exhaust manifold at the back side of engine, here is instructions to replace it:

 

Object Number: 746070  Size: SH

Engine Coolant Thermostat Replacement (2.2L - L61)

Removal Procedure

  1. If equipped with an automatic transmission, remove the exhaust manifold. Drain the cooling system. Object Number: 789955  Size: SH

  2. Remove the thermostat housing to water pump feed pipe bolts.
    Object Number: 789956  Size: SH

  3. Remove the thermostat housing to water pump feed pipe.
    Object Number: 951651  Size: SH

  4. Remove the thermostat.

Installation Procedure


    Object Number: 951651  Size: SH

  1. Install the thermostat.
    Object Number: 789956  Size: SH

  2. Install the thermostat housing to water pump feed pipe.

    Notice: Refer to Fastener Notice in the Preface section.


    Object Number: 789955  Size: SH

  3. Install the thermostat housing to water pump feed pipe bolt.

    Tighten
    Tighten the thermostat housing to water pump feed pipe bolt to 10 N·m (89 lb in).

  4. If equipped with an automatic transmission, install the exhaust manifold. Fill the cooling system.

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