If the temperature continues to climb past that point you may have air in the cooling system or a part of your cooling system may need to be replaced or upgraded. Replacing the thermostat on your 4.0 Jeep should only take about an hour or less, and is a fairly easy job even for the novice mechanic.Is your Jeep over heating?
Is your Jeep over heating? Heater sucks? You should probably consider changing the thermostat on your Jeep. My Jeep didn’t have one as the previous owner removed it for whatever reason, so I needed to install a new one.How do I change the thermostat on my Toyota Camry?
Remove the thermostat housing from the cylinder head. If the thermostat housing is stuck on with RTV than carefully pry it off with a flat blade screw driver. Before you install your new thermostat, you must clean the gasket surfaces. 1. Take a razor blade, and carefully scrape off any old gasket material, or RTV.Where is the coolant temp sensor located on the engine?
Second, the temp sensor for the gauge is at the back of the engine in the head, the hottest place in the engine cooling system. It might be 220° there, but only 195 at the stat. It is a problem with a long engine block with the coolant coming all the way from the front.