Thermostat, 186 Degrees Fahrenheit
Hover over the image to zoom in
Share this:

CARQUEST Caps and Stats Thermostat, 186 Degrees Fahrenheit

Part No. 14948 Warranty Details  

See if this part fits a specific vehicle.

Check Vehicle Fit

Please note: Advance Auto Parts is proud to carry comparable exact-fit parts from multiple vendors, as such, the item you receive may be one of two quality brands. Both brands meet the same fitment requirements and are equal in their performance and specifications.

OE-type thermostat with the fit and function of the original part
Back To Top
Gaskets Included:Yes
Opening Temperature:186
Water Outlet Included:No

REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

by PowerReviews
CARQUEST Caps and StatsThermostat, 186 Degrees Fahrenheit
 
3.7

(based on 13 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (5)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (2)

69%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to install (7)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Everyday driving (7)
  • Replacement (4)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Mechanic (5), Auto enthusiast (4), Casual driver (4)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

'04 Silverado Thermostat

The thermostat was a good fit and included gaskets for other applications. The thermostat was stuck and it took a bit of force to free it up. Luckily, I checked it and freed...Read complete review

The thermostat was a good fit and included gaskets for other applications. The thermostat was stuck and it took a bit of force to free it up. Luckily, I checked it and freed it up before installing it. It may have hung up and not opened at the proper temperature if at all if it hadn't been popped free prior to installation. This is not an issue unique to the Stant thermostat and is something that should be checked before installing any new thermostat. It's too early to evaluate durability since the thermostat was just installed last week. However, the thermostat has performed as designed so far and there is no sign of any leakage.

VS

Most Liked Negative Review

 

???

it will work if your in a pinch. was not impressed at first it allowed my temp to go well over before it opened. but after talking to some people it has a self...Read complete review

it will work if your in a pinch. was not impressed at first it allowed my temp to go well over before it opened. but after talking to some people it has a self adjusting mechanism in it and you have to let it do its thing and adjust its self first. its not oem but it will work. plus is it comes with the rubber seal already so you dont have to buy one.

Reviewed by 13 customers

Displaying reviews 1-10

Back to top

Previous | Next »

 
3.0

It won't fit 2003 Escalade (Vortex 6.0 Engine)

By 

from Cape Coral,FL

About Me Mechanic, Truck Enthusiast

Pros

  • Lightweight

Cons

  • No Improvement In Performance

Best Uses

    Comments about CARQUEST Caps and Stats Thermostat, 186 Degrees Fahrenheit:

    In few words the thermostat is not for the Vortex 6.0 engine. I also notice cheap quality overall compared with OEM thermostat. Ended up using the old one after 3 trips to the store looking for the right one

    Comment on this reviewHelp Icon(earn points)

    (2 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Buy product again

    By 

    from Illinios

    About Me Auto Enthusiast, Casual Driver, Mechanic

    Verified Buyer
    Level 2

    Pros

    • Easy To Install

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Replacement

      Comments about CARQUEST Caps and Stats Thermostat, 186 Degrees Fahrenheit:

      Good product and easy to install

      Comment on this reviewHelp Icon(earn points)

      (3 of 9 customers found this review helpful)

       
      4.0

      check your gasket & housing

      By 

      from Coal Township

      About Me Auto Enthusiast, Casual Driver

      Ask me a question

      Verified Buyer
      Level 5

      Pros

      • Easy To Install
      • Improves Engine Efficiency

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Everyday Driving

        Comments about CARQUEST Caps and Stats Thermostat, 186 Degrees Fahrenheit:

        I am not blaming the product as much as myself said 2003 and earlier used rubber O ring, 2004 and later use gasket. Just followed instructions and installed O ring even though it did not seem right. Put it together filled system and brought up to pressure and it leaked at thermostat. They probably changed housings mid year on 2003, when I took it apart the O ring was crushed reassembled with gasket no leak at all. If I would have looked at the diagram you could see the difference in the housing , but I just read the note and put it together wasted time and antifreeze.

        Comment on this reviewHelp Icon(earn points)

        (11 of 24 customers found this review helpful)

         
        4.0

        i would by again

        By 

        from pittsburgh,pa

        Verified Buyer
        Level 3

        Pros

        • Easy To Install

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about CARQUEST Caps and Stats Thermostat, 186 Degrees Fahrenheit:

            works good

            Comment on this reviewHelp Icon(earn points)

            (10 of 23 customers found this review helpful)

             
            1.0

            sold incorrect part

            By 

            from Baltimore, MD

            About Me Auto Enthusiast

            Verified Buyer
            Level 2

            Pros

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Everyday Driving

                Comments about CARQUEST Caps and Stats Thermostat, 186 Degrees Fahrenheit:

                Sold incorrect thermostat. Causing overheating

                Comment on this reviewHelp Icon(earn points)

                (10 of 22 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Works great

                By 

                from Rincon, GA

                About Me Mechanic

                Verified Buyer
                Level 2

                Pros

                • Durable
                • Easy To Install

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Everyday Driving
                  • Replacement
                  • Restoration

                  Comments about CARQUEST Caps and Stats Thermostat, 186 Degrees Fahrenheit:

                  Fit great. And works great. 2003 h2 hummer

                  Comment on this reviewHelp Icon(earn points)

                  (13 of 23 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  3.0

                  ???

                  By 

                  from mobile, al

                  About Me Casual Driver

                  Verified Buyer
                  Level 2

                  Pros

                  • Easy To Install

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Everyday Driving

                    Comments about CARQUEST Caps and Stats Thermostat, 186 Degrees Fahrenheit:

                    it will work if your in a pinch. was not impressed at first it allowed my temp to go well over before it opened. but after talking to some people it has a self adjusting mechanism in it and you have to let it do its thing and adjust its self first. its not oem but it will work. plus is it comes with the rubber seal already so you dont have to buy one.

                    Comment on this reviewHelp Icon(earn points)

                    (11 of 23 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    5.0

                    hard to say

                    By 

                    from Huntsville, Al

                    About Me Truck Enthusiast

                    Verified Buyer
                    3 or more reviews submitted

                    Pros

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Everyday Driving

                        Comments about CARQUEST Caps and Stats Thermostat, 186 Degrees Fahrenheit:

                        I am sure this is a great part but I asked for the wrong one so be sure to see if your truck needs the one built into the housing so you dont do as i did!

                        Comment on this reviewHelp Icon(earn points)

                        (12 of 25 customers found this review helpful)

                         
                        5.0

                        Perfect

                        By 

                        from simpsonville, SC

                        About Me Auto Enthusiast, Mechanic

                        Verified Buyer
                        Level 2

                        Pros

                        • Durable
                        • Easy To Install

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Everyday Driving
                          • Replacement

                          Comments about CARQUEST Caps and Stats Thermostat, 186 Degrees Fahrenheit:

                          Exact replacement!

                          Comment on this reviewHelp Icon(earn points)

                          (12 of 22 customers found this review helpful)

                           
                          4.0

                          '04 Silverado Thermostat

                          By 

                          from Algoma, WI

                          About Me Casual Driver

                          Ask me a question

                          Verified Buyer
                          Level 3

                          Pros

                          • Easy To Install

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • Everyday Driving
                            • Replacement

                            Comments about CARQUEST Caps and Stats Thermostat, 186 Degrees Fahrenheit:

                            The thermostat was a good fit and included gaskets for other applications. The thermostat was stuck and it took a bit of force to free it up. Luckily, I checked it and freed it up before installing it. It may have hung up and not opened at the proper temperature if at all if it hadn't been popped free prior to installation. This is not an issue unique to the Stant thermostat and is something that should be checked before installing any new thermostat. It's too early to evaluate durability since the thermostat was just installed last week. However, the thermostat has performed as designed so far and there is no sign of any leakage.

                            Comment on this reviewHelp Icon(earn points)

                            Displaying reviews 1-10

                            Back to top

                            Previous | Next »

                            Do you have questions about this product?(earn points for answers!)

                             

                            Ask a question, get answers from real customers and in-house experts. Or contact Customer Care by email or call 1-877-238-2623.

                            2 Questions | 3 Answers
                            Displaying questions 1-2
                            • Q:

                              I have a carpet cleaning van. When the outside temp is over 85, my van temp gets to 260. Do i need a special thermostsat?
                              Asked on 7/17/2010 by Anonymous from king, nc

                              1 answer

                              • CUSTOMER CARE

                                A:

                                you just might need a new one, it is designed to open at 188 F if you are reaching temps of 260 something is wrong, but there are a number of reasons for raise in temp not just the thermostat. why not take it to your local Advance store and have them run a dianostic test on it, see what they can find.

                                Answered on 8/17/2010 by luz from aap
                            • Q:

                              What is the difference between W/repl and W/O repl W/P? What does repl stand for?
                              Asked on 10/27/2009 by Anonymous

                              2 answers

                              • CUSTOMER CARE

                                A:

                                W/repl W/P: stands for with replacement of water pump.
                                W/O repl W/P: stands for without replacement of water pump.

                                Answered on 11/3/2009 by Rob from Advance Auto Parts
                              • A:

                                The design of the OEM pump was changed in 2004 so if you have an earlier vehicle (or one on/after 2004), this will be the right thermostat. If you have vehicle earlier than 2004, the thermostat housing is different and this thermostat wont work. What is confusing is that some aftermarket new pumps are the old design (2.05 inch opening) and some are the new design (1.88 inch opening). It is difficult to tell until you have the pump off the vehicle but one way to tell is how the thermostat housing looks from the outside. The housing has a large diameter pipe going into a half-hemisphere that transitions into a flange. If you can see about 3/4 of the half-hemisphere, it is the new style housing, if the large pipe covers about half of the half-hemisphere, it is the old style, if that makes sense.

                                Answered on 2/20/2014 by Irishbrewer from PA
                            Displaying questions 1-2

                            Do you have a question about this product? 

                            Create or view your online garage

                            Check out the specials in our monthly flyer

                             
                             
                            Disclaimer We strive to keep all information accurate and up-to-date; however, product availability, pricing, promotions and store hours are subject to change without notice. Please contact Customer Care if you have any questions or corrections.