Acura Coupes and Sedans 1986-1993 Repair Guide

Thermostat

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



See Figures 1, 2 and 3

  1. Drain the cooling system and remove the lower radiator hose from the thermostat housing.
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  3. Remove the thermostat housing bolts, the housing and the thermostat.
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  5. Clean the gasket mounting surfaces.
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  7. To install, use new gaskets and reverse the removal procedures; install the thermostat's spring end toward the engine. Torque the housing bolts to 9 ft. lbs. (12 Nm).
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  9. Refill and bleed the cooling system.
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Fig. Fig. 1: Thermostat replacement-Integra



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Fig. Fig. 2: Thermostat replacement-1986-90 Legend



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Fig. Fig. 3: Thermostat replacement-Vigor

 
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