98 RODEO 3.2L THERMOSTAT LOCATION?

  • Tiny
  • Atjtnauto
  • 1998 ISUZU

1998 Isuzu Rodeo 3.2L DOHC 24V, 101,000K, auto, My engine heats up quickly and occasionally seems to run hot according to dash gauge; since I bought it used, I want to replace the thermostat. However, the Hanes manual doens't provide info for the thermostat on this engine. First problem, I have looked in all the usual places, but I can't find it - it's not located in the front housing where the upper rad hose connects. I sense that it may be under the intake manifold (plenum) on the rear side of the engine - can anyone confirm the location of the thermostat on this engine. Any words of wisdow for replacing it?

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Sunday, March 4th, 2007 AT 11:28 PM

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  • Tiny
  • Angelo619
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Remove plenunm as whole unit. It's under hold down by 3 12mm bolts.

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Monday, April 9th, 2007 AT 10:24 PM

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