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2013 chevy sonic code p0598, i understand i can check

Hello, 2013 chevy sonic...

Hello, 2013 chevy sonic code p0598, i understand i can check resistance values on thermostat

Mechanic's Assistant: Just to clarify, what's the exact code? And have you tried to reset it?

P0598 and P0597

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your Sonic yourself? What have you tried so far?

Yes, pressure test, checked connections

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

No thats it so far

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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
The trouble light was intermittent for about 2 weeks, on constant now for 3 days.Seems to run fine..need resistance values and pin and or color code configuration
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Jared D
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Good afternoon,

It sounds like you have a bad engine coolant thermostat heater. Do you want to do some electrical testing or just replace it?

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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
I do have one on order, is that the most common fix?

Yes. With either the p0598 or p0597 code we usually replace the thermostat heater assembly.

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Do you have a scan tool with bidirectional controls?

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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
ok thanks for your time
Customer reply replied 3 months ago
will it hurt to continue to drive the vehicle

Do you need instructions on how to replace it?

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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
that would be helpfull

Here we go. Got one straight from GM:

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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
Jared, thank you. In your opinion will it hurt to drive the sonic

Probably not. It shouldn't overheat or anything unless it get's stuck closed or starts leaking.

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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
ok, thank you..very helpful

Thank you! Please let me know if you need help in the future.

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