Sentra 1998

Removal & Installation

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1.6L Engine



Specific to:

Nissan Sentra 1997-1999



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Fig. Exploded view of water pump and thermostat components-1.6L engine


WARNING
Never remove the radiator cap when the engine is hot. Serious burns could occur from high pressure coolant escaping from the radiator.

To remove and install thermostat, refer to illustration and water pump procedure.

2.0L Engine



Specific to:

Nissan Sentra 1997-2001



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Fig. Exploded view of thermostat and components-2.0L engine


WARNING
Never remove the radiator cap when the engine is hot. Serious burns could occur from high pressure coolant escaping from the radiator.

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
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  3. Drain the cooling system.
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  5. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
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  7. Remove the lower radiator hose.
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  9. Remove the water inlet and take out the thermostat.
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  11. To install perform the following:

    Install gum ring to thermostat
     
    Install thermostat with jiggle valve or air bleeder at upper side
     

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  13. To complete installation, reverse remaining removal procedure.
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  15. Fill the cooling system.
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  17. After installation, run engine for a few minutes and check for leaks.
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