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How to replace thermostat on Ford Windstar?

The details to replace thermostat are as follows:---

Removal & Installation instructions are as follows:-----


  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
    CAUTION
    Never remove the radiator cap when the engine is HOT. Serious personal injury can result.
  2. Drain and recycle the engine coolant.
  3. Remove the upper radiator hose at the thermostat housing.
  4. Remove the thermostat housing from the engine.
  5. Remove the thermostat from the housing with a counterclockwise twist. 

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    Fig. Exploded view of the thermostat and its housing-3.0L engine


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    Fig. Exploded view of the thermostat and its housing-3.8L engine


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    Fig. The thermostat housing is located on the cylinder head, near the coil pack
To install:
  1. Clean all gasket mating surfaces thoroughly.
  2. Install the thermostat in the housing and rotate clockwise to lock into place.
  3. Using a new gasket, install the housing and tighten the bolts to 96-120 inch lbs. (10-14 Nm) on the 3.0L engine, or 72-96 inch lbs. (8-10 Nm) on the 3.8L engine.
  4. Install the upper radiator hose.
  5. Fill and bleed the cooling system.
  6. Connect the negative battery cable.
  7. Start the engine and check for leaks.
  8. Check and adjust the coolant level once the engine has cooled.

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    Fig. The thermostat temperature rating is usually stamped into the top of the thermostat


This details will help.
Thanks.


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