Asked by Oct 07, 2008 at 10:08 PM about the 1995 Pontiac Grand Am 4 Dr SE Sedan

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

went to change the thermostat and there was none there.  I bought one and it wont seat into the housing.  the thermostat falls into engine block. first why wouldn't it have one to begin with and second what the hell am i doing wrong when trying to put new one in.

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Did you buy it used?

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thats different i have never herd of that man but i knew when a engine runs to hot they take it out so antifreze is always run threw the motor but thats a problem to cause then the antifreze cant stop and cool down so really it gets hoter and hoter so i dont know how to help u sorry man


If I am not mistaken, certain GM 4 cyl engines used a two piece thermostat housing. one side is the adapter for the engine, then the thermostat sits in the adapter, then the thermostat housing sits on top of it followed by the hose? If I am not mistaken!

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