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2018 chevy cruze thermostat (help)

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i am a youtube mechanic so bare with me
im replacing a thermostat in a 2018 chevy cruze lt 1.4L and i cant find anything on a 2018 thermostat in trying to find the location of it but all i can find is 2016 and older models where the thermostat is on the left side of the engine but i oculdnt locate it on the newer model and cant find any refrences for the newer so if anyone can offer any guidance that would be great
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It's on the front of the water pump.

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If you are replacing because the car doesn't make heat at idle or loses heat while idling in cold temperatures, this is 100% normal for these cars - it's a tiny motor that makes heat while working, not while idling.
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