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Where is the thermostat located on a 2001 Chevy Malibu 3.1 ...

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Where is the thermostat located on a 2001 Chevy Malibu 3.1 Liter V6 Engine?
Submitted: 9 years ago.
Category: Chevy
Expert:  Don - Mo Lurch replied 9 years ago.

The Thermostat is located on the front of the engine, under the Thermostat Housing:
The book does not show step by step for removal of components that may be in the way of the Thermostat Housing, like belts, hoses, engine cover, etc. Remove enough parts to access the Thermostat Housing:

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Thermostat Bypass Pipe:

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