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Q: where is the thermostat

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some peolpe say is on the side of water pump, other on the of the water pump no much a mecanic some i dont want to work double

My car has 116000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

A: Your thermostat is located in the front of ...

Your thermostat is located in the front of the engine right next to the distributor just above the water pump. I would recommend having an expert from YourMechanic come to your home to -diagnose and replace your thermostat.

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