Removing thermostat housing bolts Ford F-150

Tiny
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  • 2001 FORD F-150
  • V8
  • 4WD
  • AUTOMATIC
  • 100 MILES

How do I remove all the bolts from the coolant crossover tube from thermostat? It seems as though there are a couple of bolts on the underside that are not accessible. Is there a better way to remove bolts?

We are trying to replace the gasket on the passenger side. We have a ford f150 2001. In order to get to it the bolts have to be removed on both sides of the "Arm".

I will try to get the pic as soon as my husband comes back with it.

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Wednesday, August 3rd, 2011 AT 4:46 AM

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Tiny
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Here is the pic. The last bolt we cannot get to.

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Wednesday, August 3rd, 2011 AT 4:33 PM
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What is in the way? Has fuel rail been removed?

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Wednesday, August 3rd, 2011 AT 5:27 PM
Tiny
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Whatever the yellow plastic thing and what it is connected to, is blocking entry.

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Wednesday, August 3rd, 2011 AT 5:47 PM
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See whole pic as well.

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Wednesday, August 3rd, 2011 AT 5:48 PM
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Please see whole area as well.

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Wednesday, August 3rd, 2011 AT 5:49 PM
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Have all bolts out three see diagram #8-#11-#7 yellow thing is injector as in have you removed fuel rail

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Wednesday, August 3rd, 2011 AT 5:56 PM
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O.K. Called a friend that works for Ford said problem with 2001-2002 the plactic plenum cracks. Need to remove manifold says bolts from under and advised replacing manifold with new style

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Wednesday, August 3rd, 2011 AT 6:11 PM
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  • V8
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  • 199,999 MILES

REMOVE HOUSING FOR THERMOSTAT ON 2001 F150

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Friday, March 17th, 2017 AT 2:14 PM (Merged)
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Two bolts off it comes clean surface new O ring and thermo

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Friday, March 17th, 2017 AT 2:14 PM (Merged)
Tiny
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  • 1998 FORD F-150
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1998 Ford f150 5.9 Engine, The thermostat housing cracked and filled the channels and ports for plugs, I replaced thermostat housing and blew out ports and ran fine ended up having to change plugs and still runs rough and backfires with no codes what else could it be?

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Friday, March 17th, 2017 AT 2:14 PM (Merged)
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http://www.2carpros.com/articles/engine-misfires-or-runs-rough

1.Defective spark plugs

2.Inadequate spark/coil,defective spark plug wire.

3.Lack of compression

4.False air leakage.

5.Faulty fuel injectors.

6.Insufficient fuel pressure.

7.Contaminated fuel.

8.EGR valve that is leaking.

9.Oxygen sensors.

10.Throttle position sensor.

11.Manifold absolute pressure sensor

12.Mass Airflow Sensor

13.Idle air control valve

Note: If it doesn't apply disregard it-

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