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Q: Leak in thermostat housing

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There are broken valves and a small leak in the thermostat housing.

A: Hello. In this situation the thermostat hou...

Hello. In this situation the thermostat housing in its entirety would need to be replaced by a certified technician. If you would like assistance with this service, a certified mechanic from YourMechanic can replace your thermostat for your vehicle.

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