Aftermarket thermostats are known to be problematic. Using a 32mm wrench and a fan pulley holding tool remove the fan with clutch by turning the nut clockwise. I've bought a new one. If the thermostat fails stuck open however, it can be less obvious and can go unnoticed for a long period of time. Drop a comment below or connect with us here on and! The T45 bits I bought is mostly hopeless here due to the narrow access. I have sent link to show what I mean. Bimmerguy3series October 24, 2015 Leaking connector I should have read the reviews before buying this.
Though what did you need to remove to get in here? So imagine in the city your cooling system is under serious pressure. If the system will not hold pressure and there are no external leaks the head gasket may be faulty. No coolant is running below the housing or water pump, i can see it behind the housing and oil filter housing. Then the temperatures drop to 80C at highway speeds and the heat blows colder air. I am happy to buy parts I will install myself but delivering parts to the mechanic creates issues.
Keep in mind that when your car was serviced before, parts may have been replaced with different size fasteners used in the replacement. Replacing the water pump as part of a regular interval schedule will ensure you always have a functioning pump in place. Ya, I replace the connector too. Remove the cooling fan shroud. I thought it odd that since I'd bought it, the temp gage usually sat at 11 o'clock, just left of center. I cant remember what the normal opening temperature is, the parts' description says 97 degrees Celsius, which I believe is the temperature that it should be fully open.
Now, close all drain plugs and bleeding valves. Fortunately, the engine computer will force a shut down or reduce power if a problem occurs, preventing catastrophic engine damage. This is just the thermostat itself and does not include the housing o-ring or any others that are advised for replacement. This kit includes everything you need to replace your thermostat, including the thermostat. Keep your warranty info handy, you'll need it. March 7, 2012 Perfect Well machined part, easy installation. Install the new thermostat and evenly tighten all the fasteners.
Here are the thermostats, old and new, side by side. One logical reason is that the thermostat opens up too early before the coolant reaches its designed operating temperature. Drive some and recheck the coolant level after the coolant has cooled down, of course. Replacement should take about one hour. In other words, if you don't replace the water pump at the same time, you're going to repeat this process when the pump needs replacing. Do not over torque the thermostat bolts.
Pin hole then came back. There is just not enough space to apply any kind of pressure to push it onto the thermostat. The thermostat basically controls when your car will overheat. The water pump is not weeping. I have an issue with erratic operation of the fan, replaced the lower hose temp sensor but still have same issue. Given the recent reviews, I question the integrity of Wahler products produced in the last few years.
Excess carbon buildup on internal components and maintenance items such as spark plugs can result. It will have the procedure, special tools and torque specs. Established in 2003 their commitment to absolute quality in the aftermarket world is evident through the quality and performance enhancing products they offer. I am afraid the thermostat keeps getting stuck. Kgunn662 December 7, 2014 Not so good Had this on my car for over a year but less than 10,000 miles and it leaking like crazy. These bolts are very tight.
This is the first bad part I have ever bought from Pelican so I am disappointed. This thermostat includes the main o-ring but a housing gasket may be required. Any suggestions on where to look next? Trying my luck with the Behr model this time. Item 1: Water pump: 11 517 511 221 Item 2: Thermostat: 11 537 510 959 Item 4: Thermostat Housing: 11 517 572 859: Item 7: Connector: 11 517 542 128. I'm told some shops would do this for free. It is possible to remove the thermostat without removing anything from the radiator.