Solstice 2006-2008, Sky 2007-2008

Removal & Installation

Print

2.4L (LE5) & 2.0L (LNF) Engines



  1. Drain the cooling system.
  2.  
  3. Remove the air inlet grille panel.
  4.  
  5. Reposition the radiator outlet hose clamp at the thermostat housing.
  6.  
  7. Remove the radiator outlet hose from the thermostat housing.
  8.  
  9. Remove the radiator outlet hose clip from the outlet hose bracket for 2.4L engines.
  10.  
  11. Remove the thermostat housing cover bolts and cover.
  12.  
  13. Remove the thermostat.
  14.  
  15. Remove and discard the thermostat housing O-ring seal.

    Click image to see an enlarged view

    Fig. Air inlet grille panel removal



    Click image to see an enlarged view

    Fig. Thermostat and housing assembly

  16.  

To install:

  1. Install a new thermostat housing cover O-ring seal onto the housing.
  2.  
  3. Install the thermostat housing cover and bolts.
  4.  
  5. Tighten mounting bolts to 89 inch. lbs. (10 Nm).
  6.  
  7. Install the radiator outlet hose to the thermostat housing.
  8.  
  9. Reposition the radiator outlet hose clamp at the thermostat housing.
  10.  
  11. Install the radiator outlet hose clip to the outlet hose bracket.
  12.  
  13. Install the air inlet grille panel.
  14.  
  15. Fill and bleed the cooling system.
  16.  

 
label.common.footer.alt.autozoneLogo