PT Cruiser 2006-2007

Removal & Installation

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  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
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  3. Disconnect negative battery cable.
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  5. Drain the cooling system below thermostat housing level.
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  7. Remove thermostat.
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  9. Disconnect engine coolant temperature sensor.
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  11. Disconnect heater supply hose.
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  13. Turbocharger equipped vehicles:

    Recover the refrigerant from the refrigerant system
     
    Disconnect A/C suction line from A/C compressor
     

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  15. Remove housing attaching bolts.
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  17. Remove housing and gasket.
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To install:

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Fig. Thermostat location

  1. Clean all gasket sealing surfaces.
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  3. Install gasket and housing. Tighten bolts to 20 ft. lbs. (28 Nm).
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  5. Turbocharger equipped vehicles:

    Connect A/C suction line to A/C compressor
     
    Evacuate the refrigerant system
     
    Charge the refrigerant system
     

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  7. Connect heater supply hose.
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  9. Connect engine coolant temperature sensor.
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  11. Install thermostat.
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  13. Fill cooling system.
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  15. Connect negative battery cable.
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