THERMOSTAT REMOVAL


  1. REMOVE RADIATOR SUPPORT OPENING COVER


    1. A00OVQR

      Remove the 7 clips and radiator support opening cover.

  2. REMOVE FRONT LOWER BUMPER ABSORBER


    1. A00OVPY

      Remove the 4 screws and 2 bolts.

    2. A00OUR6

      Remove the 8 bolts and 3 screws.

    3. Detach the 2 hooks of the front lower bumper absorber from the installation holes on the body and remove the front lower bumper absorber.

  3. REMOVE ENGINE UNDER COVER


    1. A00ORDS

      Remove the 11 clips the engine under cover.

  4. DRAIN ENGINE COOLANT


    1. Loosen the radiator drain cock plug.

      Tech Tips

      Collect the coolant in a container and dispose of it according to the regulations in your area.

    2. Remove the radiator reservoir cap.

      CAUTION:

      Do not remove the radiator reservoir cap and air release plug while the engine and radiator are still hot. Pressurized, hot engine coolant and steam may be released and cause serious burns.

    3. Loosen the cylinder block drain cock plug. Then drain the coolant from the engine.

      Tech Tips

      The plug is on the backside of the generator on the EGR cooler side.

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      Text in Illustration
      *1 Radiator Reservoir Cap *2 Air Release Plug
      *3 Cylinder Block Drain Cock Plug (Type A) *4 Cylinder Block Drain Cock Plug (Type B)
      *5 Radiator Drain Cock Plug - -
  5. DISCONNECT WATER BY-PASS HOSE


    1. A00OREF

      Disconnect the water by-pass hose.

  6. DISCONNECT NO. 2 RADIATOR HOSE

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  7. REMOVE NO. 4 WATER BY-PASS PIPE


    1. A00OSKY

      Remove the bolt and No. 4 water by-pass pipe.

  8. REMOVE WATER INLET


    1. A00OQVB

      Remove the 3 bolts and water inlet.

  9. REMOVE THERMOSTAT


    1. A00OS3C

      Remove the thermostat.

    2. Remove the gasket from the thermostat.