how to replace the thermostat?

Asked by Feb 03, 2007 at 08:49 PM about the 1996 Pontiac Firebird Base

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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Follow the upper radiator hose to the thermostat housing unit. It's secured with two bolts. Remove those and the thermostat will be there.

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The trick is figuring out how to fit a wrench into that little area.

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