1992 Honda Accord Q&A
1992 Honda Accord Question: thermostat
I have to do the same job on my car this weekend. Drain the cooling system either by removing the drain on the bottom of the radiator or removing the bottom radiator hose. remove the radiator hose going to the thermostat housing. remove the two 10mm bolts that attach the thermostat housing to the engine. remove the thermostat and rubber O-Ring. Your new T/Stat should have a "jiggle pin" that faces upwards during installation, (this jiggle pin helps bleed air trapped in the system to get out). Assemble in reverse area, fill system with half fresh antifreeze half water (preferably distilled water), turn the heater to full hot, run engine for a minute switch off, check coolant level, top up as required. run engine again watching temperature gauge and wait until cooling fan engages. Check for leaks. Allow cooling system to cool down fully, top up expansion and radiator. Drive car watch temperature gauge allow to cool down again and check coolant level in radiator and expansion tank one more time. - patrick mannion
...sensor (?) also going into this metal housing. There is coolant coming out when removed but no thermostat there. Where is it and how do I remove it? What other parts need to be removed to get to it? A...
What items do I need to remove to get to the thermostat? Does any one have a picture as to show me where it is located and how do I replace it. Baby s...
where is the thermostat located ? Is it on the fornt top of the block?
...I stop the car for as little as 15 minutes this process will begin again. I'm afraid possible thermostat problem. Any thoughts greatly appreciated.
...mp rises when at idle. Top radiator hose is hot, bottom radiator hose barely warm. Is that a thermostat issue? How can I make sure before I try to replace?