Whatch the entire video before start the removal. Scrape the old Gasket off, if any. Use a bucket or pan to catch coolant under the radiator. Now refill cooling system , make sure to bleed the air from cooling system to avoid overheating. On top of the power what? Lift it out, remove all traces of gasket from the engine and the housing, then install the new thermostat and gasket. The idler pulley is mounted on a plate that needs to be removed.
Locate the coil pack wiring harness on the driver's side of the engine to the right of the valve cover. Disconnect glove box lamp electrical connector. Loosen lug nuts, the you need a 36mm socket to loosen the center nut on the drive shaft, same for both sides. Good luck, Alan Follow the bottom hose to the thermostat housing on the front side of the engine. Note When installing two new in cabin micro filters ensure that the filters are facing in the direction indicated by the direction arrow for the airflow.
Yeah I am kinda of lost too. The idler pulley is mounted on a plate that needs to be removed. Check that you have closed and tightened the radiator drain and the two drain plugs near the oil pan. Open the drain cock slowly by turning it to the right until you see that your Quest's coolant is starting to flow out of the radiator. To remove the engine mount, you need to jack-up the engine from the bottom of the oil pan Note: place a piece of wood … plank between the bottom of the oil pan and the jack. Drain the coolant from the radiator and catch it for re-use or proper disposal. Insert your Quest's new thermostat into mounting position within the engine.
I hope this helps you. Jack up the vehicle and secure with jack stands. Run the engine and check for leaks Thanks for using 2CarPros. Locate the radiator's drain cock on the inner, lower corner of the radiator. Go online or to your local auto parts store and order the correct replacement thermostat and gasket for your year and model Nissan. You have to do a little bit of digging to get to it: i. During normal operation, this process repeats until you turn the engine off in your Vehicles.
You won't need any special tools to replace a Nissan thermostat, just a few basic ones you probably already have. The thermostat housing is on the left side of the engine under the exhaust manifold. Position a coolant drain pan under the radiator, directly beneath the drain cock. There will be 2-3 bolts holding it in place. Loosen and remove lower strut bolts 2 and lower ball joint bolts 3. To install new thermostat: Clean both sides thermostat housing and engine side from old silicone gasket, make sure to install the new thermostat with the air vent on top side, put 4 bolts back. On passenger side, loosen carrier bolts 3 halfway up the drive shaft, above the exhaust pipe and crossmember.
Drain antifreeze from the cooling system. Push the plug and the hose aside to gain access the thermostat housing. Maybe you have a crack in your plastic radiator tank caused by your thermostat sticking and allowing your cooling system to overheat. The wire is the temp sender that goes to the temp guage on your dash. Facebook - Twitter - Instagram -. Clean all mating surfaces thoroughly, be careful not to gouge or score the aluminum. Fill it back up to the base of the radiator neck.
No retainer clip is used, so pull on the end of the shaft and it will come out. Remove the bolts holding the housing onto the engine and lift the housing to expose the thermostat. You have to reach it from underneath the engine. Remove the thermostat retainer from the housing by twisting out the retaining screws with a torx screwdriver. Dry and clean the water outlet mating surfaces, install the new stat in the same way old one was removed, If a gasket is used instead of a o-ring use a gasket sealer of your choice on the gasket. The hose looks just like the lower radiator hose that sits next to the drain cock. Place a drain pan under the radiator drain valve.
The housing is plastic, so work carefully. Swing center knuckle out and off the drive shaft. Remove the cotter pin and retainer before loosening the center nut. Installation is reverse of removal, and there is no gasket on the thermostat cover to speak of-- the O- ring around the thermostat does all the sealing. If you feel it getting hot, this tells you the thermostat has opened up and is functioning properly. It was an all day project for me to replace the therm … ostat.
Note: The water inlet must be installed within 5 minutes of applying the sealant. Check that the hoses all appear sound and that none are leaking or cracked. The super-heated coolant already within the engine automatically returns to the radiator Vehicles cooling. The driver side does not use a carrier and will come out with a strong pull. These are the steps that I follow, and I have always had good success finishing the repair this way. A process that took me only five minutes on all my other vehicles.
The hose is attached to a metal housing which is bolted to the engine. Then reverse the procedure, putting the new thermostat in. The thermostat can go bad for any number of reasons, and it manifests its failure in several different ways. If you are undertaking this procedure, I trust that you have diagnosed the thermostat as faulty. You can replace it Vehicles home with a few tools if you have determined that it's defective. If you already bought a thermostat, you are just looking for a metal piece that is a little bigger with two bolts on the sides holding it on.