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Old 07-26-2007, 04:38 PM   #1
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so i replaced my thermostat today. got it all apart and back together fine, except for one thing. i think.

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is that valve in far enough? it wont go any further, thats why i ask.
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Why was this in Performance? Moved.
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Old 07-26-2007, 05:02 PM   #3
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bloody hell. theres no spot for just "maintenance". its an L67, so its not just 2000-2005. if anything, its probably either 96-2003 or 2000-2003, so 2000-2005 doesnt fit right. its not quite general chat, and blah blah blah. for all i know, it could even be 1992-2003 so all those forums would fit. i flipped a coin. my sincere apologies for putting this in the wrong place.
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If it'* not leaking coolant, it'* in far enough.
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I agree, it looks to be in far enough, it'* bad to over-tighten and break those pieces off.... ohh man I can remember when i did that on my lumina....
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thanks for the replies so far.

so i shouldnt be concerned about what looks to be a hole?
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The hole on my thermostat housing can always be seen, but when tighted, the hole is blocked inside.

No worries, start your car up...It shouldn't leak.
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That is a vent plug on top of the thermostat housing. Check it out when the engine is up to normal operating temperature. No leakage allowed.
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