Thermostat replacement

Tiny
AMYWAMBOLDT
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  • 2005 CHEVROLET MALIBU
  • 2.2L
  • 4 CYL
  • 2WD
  • AUTOMATIC
  • 250,000 MILES
I have got the old thermostat out but cannot seem to get the new one in. Which way should it be facing? And how can I remove the pipe housing without removing my exhaust manifold?
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Thursday, November 15th, 2018 AT 6:50 AM

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Tiny
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Good morning,

I attached a procedure and pictures for you for this repair.

Roy

Thermostat Replacement (L61)

Removal Procedure
1. Drain the cooling system.

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2. Remove the thermostat housing to water pump feed pipe bolts.

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3. Remove the thermostat housing to water pump feed pipe.

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4. Remove the thermostat and retaining sleeve, noting orientation for installation.
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Thursday, November 15th, 2018 AT 7:28 AM

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