Men are telling me thata thermostat is useless.l. It is already overheating. What will happen to me engine without it?
1992 Dodge Ram Van 250 How long does it take to get a reply? What will
happen to my vehicle without. a thermostat? I am a 62 year old woman.I need
your expert advice. Please help me Thank you Sarah
Removing the thermostat will likely not help the overheating issue unless the thermostat is the problem. The root cause of the overheating needs to be determined. There are a number of possible causes. Radiator issues, water pump problems, bad thermostat, head gasket issues etc. Get it to a qualified mechanic and get it diagnosed. If removing the thermostat cures the overheating issue then it is very likely that the thermostat is defective. How many miles on the Van?
Do some "Googling" regarding needing a thermostat. Here is one example at the link.......http://www.nairaland.com/445208/it-good- remove-thermostat-stop
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