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1999 Plymouth Grand Canyon is...
1999 Plymouth Grand Canyon is overheating after a thermostat was put in. How do we get it back to not overheat.
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GM Mechanic: Virtual Wrench, GMC Mechanic replied 2 years ago
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Hello,

Was it overheating before replacing the thermostat?

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GM Mechanic: Virtual Wrench, GMC Mechanic replied 2 years ago

Hi,

If it was not overheating before replacing the thermostat, then most likely it was installed backwards. Its very easy to do that because it will go in either way.

You will need to take the thermostat housing off and make sure the end of the thermostat with the spring, goes towards the engine, not towards the radiator hose.

Any further questions just let me know.

Larry

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GM Mechanic: Virtual Wrench, GMC Mechanic replied 2 years ago

Hi Ethel,

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