How can I tell if my thermostat is any good

Asked by Aug 17, 2015 at 01:11 AM about the 2003 Chrysler PT Cruiser Limited

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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clean it up.. boil water in a pot. put in the thermostat. it should open up & close when removed. if not, it is broken.

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let the vehicle run to normal working temp, then feel the two radiator hoses, if the feeling temp is not the same then your thermostat isnt opening.

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