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98 THERMOSTAT

1998 Ford Escort

Replacing thermostat on a 98 escort. How do you get access to two bolts on housing.
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Mazzino123
November 28, 2010.



REMOVAL

Disconnect the battery ground cable.
Remove the air cleaner outlet tube.
Drain the engine coolant to a point below the water thermostat.

Disconnect the water temperature indicator sender unit and the engine coolant temperature sensor electrical connectors.

Disconnect the upper radiator hose and the heater coolant hose from the water thermostat housing.

Remove the water thermostat housing bolts, the water thermostat housing, and the water thermostat.

Rasmataz
Nov 28, 2010.