Do you need the thermostat gasket and housing gasket replaced when you replace the thermostat in a 2002 monte carlo ss?

Asked by Sep 27, 2013 at 11:36 PM about the 2002 Chevrolet Monte Carlo SS

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I am replacing my thermostat and the thermostat I am taking out has a gasket on it by the
new one I bought does not have the gasket on it, do I need to buy the gasket too?   And
do I need a gasket for the thermostat housing?

2 Answers


If the new one didn't come with a gasket, then yes you do.

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No if you want leaks. Yes if you want a complete seal of the system. You decide.

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