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Most vehicle thermostats are located at the connection point where the top radiator hose joins the engine block; the units can also be located in the bottom radiator hose. Vehicle thermostats are generally about 2 inches... More »

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Good locations for a thermostat include interior walls that do not get direct sunlight and locations where access to the thermostat for programming is easy. Thermostats should be in the center of the house on the first f... More »

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The best location for a thermostat in an attached garage is on the shared wall of the garage and the house. In a standalone garage, the best location is on the wall under the heater. More »

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