Having problems with your 1997 Chevrolet Lumina ?
I have a 1995 chevy lumina and need to know how to change the thermostat, can you help? What do I have too take off of the car to get to the water pump so that I can change out my thermostat?
You don't remove the water pump to change the thermostat, that's not where it is. It's at the engine end of the upper radiator hose that connects the radiator to the engine. How do you know that you need one? Are you overheating? In a car of that age you could easily have a plugged up radiator, you would want a reverse flush; watch the newspaper ads for a discounted price on that service. If the coolant is dirty, not bright green it will be deteriorated and will overheat. For extra they'll also change the hoses and thermostat. It can add up so shop it around.
Repair Help & Product Troubleshooting for 1997 Chevrolet Lumina
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