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If your car is leaking coolant around the thermostat, or your thermostat housing is broken or cracked, then this could be your solution.

Specifications:

  • Engine Coolant Thermostat Housing
  • Replaces dealer part number: 53020887AD
  • Direct replacement
  • Built to strict quality control standards

Over time from thermal expansion and contraction the mating surfaces on the housing can warp or crack. If you are experiencing any of these issues replace your thermostat housing with our direct replacement part.

Item Condition: New

WARNING:  This product can expose you to chemicals including Lead and Lead Compounds, which are known to the State of California to cause cancer, and birth defects or other reproductive harm.  For more information, go to www.P65Warnings.ca.gov.

Lifetime Warranty

This item is backed by a Limited Lifetime Warranty. In the event this item should fail due to manufacturing defects during intended use, we will exchange the part free of charge (excludes shipping charges) for the original purchaser.

  1. step : Removing the Serpentine Belt (0:42)
    • Attach a 15mm socket and ratchet to the serpentine belt tensioner
    • Turn the tensioner counterclockwise to loosen the serpentine belt
    • Pull the belt off the alternator
    • Release the tensioner
    • Pull the belt off by hand
  2. step : Removing the Tensioner (1:06)
    • Remove the 13mm bolt from the tensioner
    • Pull out the tensioner
  3. step : Draining the Coolant (1:41)
    • Remove the cap from the coolant bottle
    • Have a drain pan ready
    • Loosen the drain plug with a 16mm wrench
    • Allow the coolant to drain
  4. step : Removing the Thermostat (2:16)
    • Remove the two 8mm bolts from the thermostat
    • Have a drain pan ready
    • Pull the hose off of the thermostat
    • Pull out the thermostat
  5. step : Installing the New Thermostat (2:56)
    • Put the new thermostat into place with the vent facing up
    • Push the hose into place
    • Insert the two 8mm bolts into the thermostat
  6. step : Reinstalling the Tensioner (3:52)
    • Put the tensioner into place, lining up the indent with the bolt
    • Insert the 13mm bolt into the tensioner
  7. step : Reinstalling the Serpentine Belt (4:29)
    • Familiarize yourself with the belt routing diagram
    • Loop the belt around the crankshaft pulley
    • Position the belt onto each pulley except the alternator, following the belt diagram
    • Attach a 15mm socket and ratchet to the serpentine belt tensioner
    • Turn the tensioner counterclockwise to loosen the serpentine belt
    • Pull the belt onto the alternator
    • Release the tensioner
  8. step : Refilling the Coolant (5:57)
    • Tighten the drain plug
    • Remove the coolant bottle cap
    • Add coolant to the coolant bottle
    • Twist on the coolant bottle cap
    • Run the engine
    • Loosen the bleeder valve with an 8mm Allen bit to bleed any air from the coolant

Tools needed for replacement:

    Allen Wrenches

  • 8mm Allen Wrench

  • General Tools

  • Funnel
  • Drain Pan

  • Ratchets & Related

  • Ratchet

  • Sockets - Metric

  • 15mm Socket
  • 8mm Socket
  • 13mm Socket

  • Wrenches - Metric

  • 16mm Wrench

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Part #: 1AEMX00282

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