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Old 08-01-2013, 01:39 AM   #1
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Thermostat

Hs anyone attempted changing the thermostat "assembly" out on one of these yet? Looks like it could be a pain. If so how much was intailed in doing so. Thanks!


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Old 08-01-2013, 02:18 AM   #2
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Scratch that. Figured it out. Ain't too bad
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Old 08-01-2013, 08:32 AM   #3
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I'll assume you are talking about the HVAC unit? First time was a pain, but I've done it so many times now that it takes me 10 minutes to take off the complete console then it's just about unscrewing the unit from the face plate.
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Old 08-01-2013, 09:16 AM   #4
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No, he's talking about the thermostat... lol
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Easy if you have the proper tools. Time consuming if you dont.
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Old 08-02-2013, 10:28 PM   #6
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How much did it cost? I was looking at replacing the thermostat on mine ... but it seems that the thermostat is like $150 and is part of the housing?
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Yea you can't service just the thermostat you have to change the whole housing as an assembly. You either have a housing without a sensor or a housing with a sensor. Without the sensor it is 65$ with the sensor it is 260$ it comes with a seal for the housing and everything already installed.
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Can I buy the housing without sensor and swap it in, or do I have to check and then go from there?
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Well, Your car either has a housing with a sensor, or a housing with no sensor. It's a bit hard to see if yours has a sensor installed or not, but you can see with a mirror and a flashlight.
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Old 08-04-2013, 10:37 AM   #10
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where the heck is the thing mounted at LOL
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