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cheverolet silverado how do i replace a thermostat in a 2006

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how do i replace a thermostat in a 2006 chevy silverado
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Chevy
Expert:  Ron Z. replied 5 years ago.

Welcome to JustAnswer.com! My name is DriveFast71(Ron) and I will do my best to answer all of your questions completely and accurately.


 

Can you give me engine size? If unsure, I can use the 8th digit of your VIN# XXXXX identify.

 

Customer: replied 5 years ago.
vin #1GCEC19X06Z227308
Expert:  Ron Z. replied 5 years ago.

 

  • Loosen the air cleaner outlet duct clamp at the mass airflow/intake air temperature (MAF/IAT) sensorgraphic
  • Remove the positive crankcase ventilation (PCV) hose.graphic
  • Remove the air cleaner adapter nut.graphic
  • In order to remove the air cleaner outlet duct, pivot the duct upward until the hinge clip releases from the lip on the throttle body.graphic
  • Reposition the inlet hose clamp at the water outlet.

  • Remove the inlet hose from the water outlet.graphic
  • Remove the water outlet studsgraphic
  • Remove the water outlet.graphic
  • Remove the thermostat.

  • Clean the sealing surface of the water outlet.

  • Clean the sealing surface of the intake manifold.

  • Remove and discard the O-ring seal.
Customer: replied 5 years ago.
I HAD A DTC CODE OF P128 WILL CHANGING THE THERM. GET RID OF THAT CODE
Expert:  Ron Z. replied 5 years ago.

Actually, more commonly with the P0128 is a faulty ECT (Engine Coolant Temp) Sensor.

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Customer: replied 5 years ago.
I IS IT HARD TO REPLACE I NEVER DONE IT BEFORE
Expert:  Ron Z. replied 5 years ago.

Not a bad job at all. Simply remove the electrical connector, and unscrew the sensor.

 

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