Where is the thermostat on a 2002 mercury cougar v6

Asked by Jun 24, 2014 at 09:43 PM about the 2002 Mercury Cougar 2 Dr V6 Hatchback

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

My 2002 mercury cougar v6 is overheating, I changed the water pump but that wasn't it. I
want to change the thermostat but I don't know where it is. Any ideas what else it could
be and where is the thermostat located.  Also it went to HOT within 3-4 min.  The fans
are blowing but still no cool down. Any ideas??

3 Answers


http://www.newcougar.org/forums/how-tos/141997-changing-thermostat- hard-task.html

6 of 6 people found this helpful.

it sits basically right beside the battery. There is a hose over it as well as the one it is in.

2 of 2 people found this helpful.

Yah, I see it now getting to it is going to be a task. It was a help to an end.

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