Mechanics

THERMOSTAT REPLACEMENT

2002 Ford Windstar

Engine Cooling problem
2002 Ford Windstar 6 cyl Front Wheel Drive Automatic 160000 miles

Where is the thermostat exactly? Are there diagrams somewhere I can look at without buying a manual?
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CherylLynn
October 10, 2010.



Thermostat

Removal
1.Drain the engine cooling system.
2.Remove the air cleaner outlet tube.


http://www.2carpros.com/forum/automotive_pictures/12900_t1_38.jpg



3.Remove the upper radiator hose from the water hose connector.


http://www.2carpros.com/forum/automotive_pictures/12900_t2_24.jpg



4.NOTE: Mark the location of the vent pin before removing the thermostat.

Remove the bolt, nut, water hose connector and thermostat, and discard the gasket.

Installation


http://www.2carpros.com/forum/automotive_pictures/12900_t3_11.jpg



1.To install, reverse the removal procedure.
2.Fill the cooling system.

http://www.2carpros.com/kpages/auto_repair_manuals_alldata.htm

Rasmataz
Oct 10, 2010.