Isuzu Axiom 2002-05

Removal & Installation

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  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
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  3. Drain engine coolant from the radiator and engine.
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  5. Disconnect radiator hose from the inlet pipe.
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  7. Remove the thermostat housing, then remove the thermostat (2).

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    Fig. Exploded view of the thermostat housing (1), thermostat (2) and outlet pipe (3)

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To install:

  1. Install the thermostat into the outlet pipe (4) making sure that the air hole is in the up position.
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  3. Install thermostat housing and tighten the bolts to 18 ft. lbs. (25 Nm).
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  5. Attach the radiator hose to the inlet pipe.
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  7. Refill the engine with the proper type and amount of coolant.
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  9. Connect the negative battery cable.
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  11. Start engine and check for coolant leakage.
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