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Chevy Lumina Thermostat Location

Q. Vincent, Having trouble with an overheating 1995 Chevy Lumina 3.1 liter V-6. Have changed the water pump and am having trouble with the replacement of the thermostat. Actually trying to locate its location is the problem. Could you give me the location of the thermostat and any tips on how to remove and replace?

  • 1995 Chevrolet Lumina
  • 3.1 liter V-6
  • Automatic transmission
  • 70,000 miles
  • Fuel Injection
  • ABS
  • P/S, P/L, A/C, Cruise Control


Chevy Lumina Thermostat Location

A. It's not a pretty job. The upper radiator hose goes to the top of intake. There is a long aluminum tube that bolts under the throttle body. The thermostat is inside this tube. Have you checked the operation of the electric cooling fan?

Chevy Lumina Thermostat Location

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