Superstat™ Super Premium Thermostat, 195 Degrees Fahrenheit
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Stant Superstat™ Super Premium Thermostat, 195 Degrees Fahrenheit

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The Superstat has the added features of a heavier frame, spring and heat motor for more control and longer life. Its unique, patented valve promotes extremely fast flow as the thermostat opens to reduce cycling. This thermostat offers a longer life so you do not have to change the thermostat as often, promotes improved engine efficiency from better temperature control and provides high flow.
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Gaskets Included:Yes
Opening Temperature:195
Water Outlet Included:No

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StantSuperstat™ Super Premium Thermostat, 195 Degrees Fahrenheit
 
4.7

(based on 30 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (24)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (5)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

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97%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to install (27)
  • Durable (16)
  • Improves engine efficiency (13)
  • Lightweight (5)

Cons

  • No improvement in performance (3)

Best Uses

  • Replacement (22)
  • Everyday driving (19)
  • Restoration (5)
  • Performance driving (4)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Casual driver (14), Auto enthusiast (9), Mechanic (9), Truck enthusiast (7)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

get this one..... not the regular stant!

First time I bought the regular stant thermostat and it opened at 160 degrees..??!!! Had to take it back out. They were nice about it and refunded my money. Then...Read complete review

First time I bought the regular stant thermostat and it opened at 160 degrees..??!!! Had to take it back out. They were nice about it and refunded my money. Then I purchased this one and it's been working fine. Spend the extra couple of bucks more and save yourself a headache.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

New Stat Heated

New stat from Advance stuck & truck heated up. Bought another Advance 195 degree stat. Advance can't get (or even order) a stat lower in temp. than 195 degrees for my 4.3L...Read complete review

New stat from Advance stuck & truck heated up. Bought another Advance 195 degree stat. Advance can't get (or even order) a stat lower in temp. than 195 degrees for my 4.3L 2003 Chevy S-10. Second stat bought from Advance is supposed to be 195 degrees but runs at 220-235 degrees (with new water pump, radiator, cylinder heads, correct timing, etc. on truck). Ordered a 185 degree stat else where that now runs 190-195 degrees in my truck, & that fixed the higher engine temp. my truck was running. 185 degree stat DID lower engine running temp. & DID NOT effect fuel mileage, heater, or truck's computer. Less engine heat = longer oil & engine life. If I can get a 185 degree thermastat, surely you can get & stock one Advance????

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5.0

Works Great!

By UKSTEW

from Cincinnati, Ohio

About Me Casual Driver, Mechanic, Truck Enthusiast

Verified Buyer
3 or more reviews submitted

Pros

  • Easy To Install

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Everyday Driving
    • Replacement

    Comments about Stant Superstat™ Super Premium Thermostat, 195 Degrees Fahrenheit:

    Easy to install, perfect fit and Advance makes it easy to buy online with online discounts and store pick up.

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    5.0

    Works well

    By jim

    from roanoke, va

    About Me Casual Driver

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Install
    • Improves Engine Efficiency

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Replacement

      Comments about Stant Superstat™ Super Premium Thermostat, 195 Degrees Fahrenheit:

      It has been a while since I needed to replace a thermostat. The rubber gasket is included, no need to buy an extra. I was able to replace with out draining cooling system with minimal lost of coolant.

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      5.0

      Perfect fit

      By Mechanic by night

      from Cincinnati, OH

      About Me Auto Enthusiast, Casual Driver, Mechanic

      Verified Buyer
      3 or more reviews submitted

      Pros

      • Durable
      • Easy To Install

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Replacement

        Comments about Stant Superstat™ Super Premium Thermostat, 195 Degrees Fahrenheit:

        What can ya say, it's a thermostat. Fit perfect!

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        (3 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        get this one..... not the regular stant!

        By Jim A from PA

        from PA

        About Me Casual Driver

        Verified Buyer
        Helpful Reviewer

        Pros

        • Durable
        • Easy To Install

        Cons

        • none

        Best Uses

        • Everyday Driving
        • Replacement

        Comments about Stant Superstat™ Super Premium Thermostat, 195 Degrees Fahrenheit:

        First time I bought the regular stant thermostat and it opened at 160 degrees..??!!! Had to take it back out. They were nice about it and refunded my money. Then I purchased this one and it's been working fine. Spend the extra couple of bucks more and save yourself a headache.

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        (1 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

         
        4.0

        Works as designed.

        By 02 High miles

        from Port Clinton, Ohio

        About Me Casual Driver

        Verified Buyer
        3 or more reviews submitted

        Pros

        • Easy To Install
        • Lightweight

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Everyday Driving
          • Replacement

          Comments about Stant Superstat™ Super Premium Thermostat, 195 Degrees Fahrenheit:

          Product was defect free. I do not care for the new style O-ring gaskets. After install engine temp is normal with plenty of heat. 5 minutes to replace.

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          (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          great part at a great price!

          By mark m

          from wilmington, nc

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          Level 3

          Pros

          • Easy To Install

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Replacement

            Comments about Stant Superstat™ Super Premium Thermostat, 195 Degrees Fahrenheit:

            easy to install

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            (6 of 13 customers found this review helpful)

             
            2.0

            New Stat Heated

            By Duffster

            from Welch, WV.

            About Me Auto Enthusiast, Mechanic, Truck Enthusiast

            Pros

            • Easy To Install

            Cons

            • Failed Stuck

            Best Uses

              Comments about Stant Superstat™ Super Premium Thermostat, 195 Degrees Fahrenheit:

              New stat from Advance stuck & truck heated up. Bought another Advance 195 degree stat. Advance can't get (or even order) a stat lower in temp. than 195 degrees for my 4.3L 2003 Chevy S-10. Second stat bought from Advance is supposed to be 195 degrees but runs at 220-235 degrees (with new water pump, radiator, cylinder heads, correct timing, etc. on truck). Ordered a 185 degree stat else where that now runs 190-195 degrees in my truck, & that fixed the higher engine temp. my truck was running. 185 degree stat DID lower engine running temp. & DID NOT effect fuel mileage, heater, or truck's computer. Less engine heat = longer oil & engine life. If I can get a 185 degree thermastat, surely you can get & stock one Advance????

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              (12 of 22 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Great product

              By truck lover

              from Bethlehem, PA

              About Me Casual Driver

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              Verified Buyer
              Level 3

              Pros

              • Durable
              • Easy To Install
              • Improves Engine Efficiency

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Everyday Driving
                • Replacement

                Comments about Stant Superstat™ Super Premium Thermostat, 195 Degrees Fahrenheit:

                This was very simple to do. My 2000 Blazer runs nice and cool after replacing the thermostat and waterpump.

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                (13 of 23 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                solved the problem

                By nodoutt

                from jamestown ny

                About Me Casual Driver

                Verified Buyer
                Level 2

                Pros

                • Easy To Install
                • Improves Engine Efficiency

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Replacement

                  Comments about Stant Superstat™ Super Premium Thermostat, 195 Degrees Fahrenheit:

                  got rid of service engine soon light

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                  (11 of 22 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  Very good product

                  By Randy

                  from Greensboro, NC

                  About Me Auto Enthusiast

                  Verified Buyer
                  Level 2

                  Pros

                  • Durable

                  Cons

                  • No Improvement In Performance

                  Best Uses

                  • Everyday Driving

                  Comments about Stant Superstat™ Super Premium Thermostat, 195 Degrees Fahrenheit:

                  Works perfectly.

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                  • Q:

                    How do I install this part in my 2003 GMC Safari?
                    Asked on 3/6/2014 by Fozzie from Mr Rainier, MD

                    1 answer

                    • CUSTOMER CARE

                      A:

                      Hi Fozzie, glad to help! Follow the top radiator hose on your GMC Safari back to the engine. The radiator hose connects directly to the thermostat housing. Pull the two bolts that hold the housing then you'll need to work at it to get the housing off since it would be stuck on with gasket sealer.

                      Answered on 3/6/2014 by Vincent from AAP
                  • Q:

                    Where is the thermostat located on a 03 gmc sonoma 4.3 v6 & is it a hard job?
                    Asked on 1/22/2014 by Rod

                    1 answer

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                      A:

                      Hi Rod, glad to assist you! Location and instructions of thermostat: Locate the thermostat intake housing by following the top radiator hose from the radiator to the point where it connects to the intake manifold of the Sonoma. The part that the hose is clamped onto is called the thermostat intake housing. To remove it, unbolt the two bolts that hold it onto the manifold and then lift up on the housing to pop it off of the manifold. Drain the radiator hose into a small clean bucket to prevent the loss of any radiator fluid and to prevent getting the fluid all over the engine. The fluid will be replaced once the job is completed. Pull the old thermostat out of the intake manifold. The thermostat is not bolted into place so it can be pulled out using your fingers. Place the new thermostat into place with the correct end facing out of the engine. The top of the thermostat will be marked. Pull the old gasket off of the intake manifold. You may need to use a razor blade to scrape it off. Place a bead of RTV silicone maker onto the bottom edge of the thermostat intake housing. This will act as the new seal/gasket for the Sonoma. Place the thermostat intake housing back onto the engine and bolt it into place. Place the radiator fluid back into the radiator via the radiator filler cap.

                      Answered on 1/23/2014 by Steve from AAP
                  • Q:

                    the air isnt comin out of the vents at all.first it was blowing cold air now it doesnt come out at all is that the thermostat.
                    Asked on 1/23/2013 by Tamika from Indianapolis

                    1 answer

                    • CUSTOMER CARE

                      A:

                      With reference to your inquiry on the Stant Superstat™ Super Premium Thermostat, 195 Degrees Fahrenheit - part# 45119, the thermostat may be the possible cause of the problem on your vehicle. However, I would suggest taking your vehicle to a certified mechanic for a proper diagnosis before buying and having parts installed that may not (solve/be) the problem. For any further assistance, you may also visit your nearest Advance Auto store or call us directly at 1-877-ADVANCE (238-2623) and one of our representatives there would be more than happy to assist you.

                      Answered on 1/23/2013 by Vincent from AAP
                  • Q:

                    I ordered a STANT P/N 45119. It say"s it comes with seal? What about Gasket? Does it come with it too?
                    Asked on 11/17/2012 by WOLFMAN from ORANGE BEACH AL.

                    1 answer

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                      A:

                      Yes, this Stant Superstat™ Super Premium Thermostat, 195 Degrees Fahrenheit – part# 45119 includes the gasket. For any further assistance, please visit your nearest Advance Auto store or call us directly at 1-877-ADVANCE (238-2623) and one of our representatives there would be more than happy to assist you.

                      Answered on 11/18/2012 by Vincent from AAP
                  • Q:

                    i have 2001 chevy blazer, i just replaced my thermostat, but the only thing i can see , when i shut off the engine and wait for 5 or 10 min, and start again, the temp gauge goes 2 lines or maybe 3 after 210, and after that goes back to 210 degres is that normal? this is my second thermostat just to be sure..replaced everything..
                    Asked on 10/6/2011 by Anonymous from cape coral

                    1 answer

                    • CUSTOMER CARE

                      A:

                      I would suggest taking your vehicle to a certified mechanic for a proper diagnosis.

                      Answered on 10/7/2011 by Aaron from AAP
                  • Q:

                    i have a 2002 s10 4.3 lit engine were does the thermastat go?
                    Asked on 9/4/2011 by pat from clarence ny

                    1 answer

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                      A:

                      The thermostat should be on the intake manifold.

                      Answered on 9/5/2011 by Aaron from AAP
                  • Q:

                    i have replaced my radiator,waterpump,upper and lower radiator hoses,and thermostat. my truck leaks antifreeze out the upper radiator hose where it connects to radiator what is causing this?
                    Asked on 4/13/2011 by Anonymous

                    1 answer

                    • A:

                      could be a loose retaining ring or you can check for a crack near the hose entrance

                      Answered on 6/11/2011 by darkstar from memphis,tn
                  • Q:

                    I have a 2003 GMC Sonoma crewcab with the Vortec 4.3L V6 (195HP) engine. Trying to find thermostat and coolant temperature sensor locations. I followed the upper radiator hose to the engine. The radiator hose connects to a plastic tube then proceeds to a metal plate with two screws holding it to the engine. I don't see a housing as explained to me many times. Is the thermostat under the metal triangular plate with the two screws? Also then where would the coolant temp. sensor be? I think there are two different 4.3-liter engines. Mine I believe is the 195 HP engine. Hope someone can help! Thanks!
                    Asked on 1/6/2011 by Steve from Mchenry, IL

                    1 answer

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                      A:

                      I would recommend purchasing a Haynes repair manual specifically for your vehicle. This should be able to assist you further into detail on how to repair or replace specific parts as well as have many of the specifications needed for a variety of repairs.

                      Answered on 1/11/2011 by Ron the Auto Parts Rebel from AAP
                  • Q:

                    What is the difference between the Super Stant and the regular thermostat?
                    Asked on 12/8/2010 by bc from Greensburg indiana

                    2 answers

                    • CUSTOMER CARE

                      A:

                      Superstat with the added features of a heavier frame, spring and heat motor for more control and longer life.

                      Answered on 12/8/2010 by Ron the Auto Parts Rebel from AAP
                    • A:

                      out lasts regular one handsdown! much heavier construction

                      Answered on 12/15/2010 by BIGGBOB AND HIS BIGG BOY TOY from SYRACUSE,N.Y.
                  • Q:

                    I own a 2000 Chev Silverado, where is the thermostat located and how hard is it to change it? What type of tools would I need to change it out? I'm a girl and not very mechanically inclined!
                    Asked on 12/4/2010 by notverymechinallyinclined from Windham, ME

                    1 answer

                    • CUSTOMER CARE

                      A:

                      Your thermostat should be located right there in the front of the motor where the upper radiator hose connects to the engine. A standard set of tools should contain everything you need to complete this job.

                      Answered on 12/6/2010 by Mike the Auto Parts Master from AAP
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