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Which way thermostat goes?
The shorter end (Arrow B) of the thermostat always points toward the radiator hose, and away from the engine. Therefore, the deep end (Arrow C) of the thermostat always gets installed going towards, or into, the engine.
Which side of thermostat goes into block?
The shorter end of the thermostat always points away from the engine. The deep end of the thermostat is always put into the engine.
Where is the thermostat on a Mercury Villager?
You will find the drain plug on the bottom edge of the radiator. Locate the thermostat housing at the other end of the top radiator hose from the radiator.
What happens if a thermostat is installed backwards?
If you installed the thermostat backwards, it would probably not open up enough to allow coolant to flow, and the temp gauge would shoot up into the far right range, the engine would overheat, etc.
How does a thermostat sit in the housing?
In most cars the thermostat is placed under a housing near the water pump on the cylinder head ; the housing is connected directly to the top radiator hose . In a few cars the thermostat is housed near the bottom hose. Test the thermostat quickly by starting the engine from cold.
When installing the thermostat What is the correct position of thermostat?
The hole prevents the formation of an air lock when the valve is closed. Mind that these types of thermostats should therefore always be positioned so that the jiggle pin is located on the top side of the valve. After all, only this twelve o’clock position will allow trapped air to escape.
What connects to the thermostat housing?
The upper radiator hose is connected to the thermostat housing and to the radiator. From the bottom of the radiator, is the lower radiator hose that is directed to the water pump. Powered by the vehicle’s water pump, the engine coolant loses its heat after passing through the radiator.
Where is the thermostat located in a house?
The best place for your thermostat is on an interior wall, away from all the areas we previously discussed (direct sunlight, air vents, your kitchen, hallways, windows and doors). Ideally, it should be placed toward the center of your home.
How to replace a Mercury Villager thermostat step by step?
How to Replace a Mercury Villager Thermostat. 1 Step 1. Remove the negative battery cable from your battery with an open end wrench. Move the end of the detached cable into a position where it will 2 Step 2. 3 Step 3. 4 Step 4. 5 Step 5.
Is the Mercury Villager powered by a Nissan engine?
Just like its counterpart, the Nissan Quest, the Mercury Villager is powered by a Nissan engine. Routine maintenance of the moto’rs cooling system will keep your vehicle running smoothly and efficiently. If you notice any overheating of your vehicle’s engine, you may need to replace the thermostat.
How do you attach a new thermostat to an engine block?
Place a bead of gasket seal around the face of the thermostat housing, but be careful not to get any sealant inside the housing. Place the new thermostat on the thermostat housing with the spring facing out. Attach the thermostat housing with the new thermostat to the engine block with bolts.
Where is the thermostat housing on a radiator?
Locate the thermostat housing at the other end of the top radiator hose from the radiator. You are going to drain the radiator so that the coolant will be just below the level of the thermostat housing.