Bonneville, LeSabre, Park Avenue 2000-2005

Removal & Installation

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4.6L Engines



  1. Drain the cooling system.
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  3. Partially drain the cooling system.
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  5. Remove the air cleaner assembly.
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  7. Remove the radiator outlet hose from the thermostat housing.
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  9. Remove the bolts securing the thermostat housing to the water pump inlet.
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  11. Remove the thermostat and the gasket from the water pump housing.
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To install:

  1. Install the thermostat and a new gasket into the water pump housing.
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  3. Install the thermostat housing.
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  5. Install the thermostat housing bolts and tighten to 89 inch lbs. (10 Nm).
  6.  
  7. Connect the radiator outlet hose to the thermostat housing.
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  9. Install the air cleaner assembly.
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  11. Fill the cooling system.
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