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Q: Where is thermostat located in 2006 DTS

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car running hot

My car has 2004 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

A: The thermostat is located inside the water ...

The thermostat is located inside the water outlet housing fastened to the upper radiator hose. The thermostat is on the engine side of the hose. If you need some help with this repair, consider hiring one of our mobile experts for a vehicle overheating inspection to have one of our experienced technicians determine the cause for the vehicle running hot. Once this is done an accurate repair can be made to fix your overheating issue.

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