Having problems with your 2002 Pontiac Aztek ?

What do i do when its over heating? how do i install thermostat?

Posted / edited by AnonymousUser on : 14-05-2018

Answers :

Thermostat\015\012Removal & Installation\015\0123.4L & 3.5L Engine\015\012To Remove:
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  1. Drain the coolant below the level of the thermostat. \015\012
  2. Remove the air cleaner and duct assembly. \015\012
  3. Remove the exhaust crossover pipe. \015\012
  4. Disconnect the radiator hose from the thermostat housing. \015\012\015\012\015\012\015\012\015\012\015\012\015\012gm_mv_ven_tstat.gif
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  5. Remove the mounting bolts and remove the thermostat housing. \015\012
  6. Remove the housing gasket. \015\012
  7. Remove the thermostat. \015\012
  8. Clean the mating surfaces.
\015\012To Install:
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  1. Install the thermostat on the engine. \015\012NOTE: Apply RTV sealer to the thermostat housing bolt threads.
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  2. Install the thermostat housing and gasket with the mounting bolts. Tighten 18 ft-lb (25 Nm). \015\012
  3. Connect the radiator hose to the thermostat housing. \015\012
  4. Install the exhaust crossover pipe. \015\012
  5. Install the air cleaner and duct assembly. \015\012
  6. Fill the cooling system. \015\012
  7. Check the cooling system for leaks.
\015\0123.6L Engine\015\012To Remove:
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  1. Remove the air cleaner. \015\012
  2. Remove the throttle body. \015\012
  3. Remove the heater pipes. \015\012
  4. Remove the coolant inlet pipe. \015\012\015\012\015\012\015\012\015\012\015\012Thermostat 3.6L \015\012gm-03-36-2447.gif
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  5. Remove the thermostat mounting bolts and remove the thermostat. \015\012
  6. Clean the thermostat and heater pipe mating surfaces.
\015\012To Install:
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  1. Place the thermostat in the housing with a new gasket. \015\012
  2. Install the thermostat and gasket on the engine with the mounting bolts. Tighten 89 in-lb (10 Nm). \015\012
  3. Install the coolant inlet pipe. \015\012
  4. Install the heater pipes. \015\012
  5. Install the throttle body. \015\012
  6. Install the air cleaner. \015\012
  7. Fill the cooling system and perform a leak test.
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