Subaru Tribeca 2006

Removal & Installation

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  1. Set the vehicle on a lift.
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  3. Lift up the vehicle.
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  5. Remove the under cover.
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  7. Drain engine coolant completely.
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  9. Disconnect the radiator hose from the thermostat cover.

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    Fig. Disconnecting the radiator hose from the thermostat cover

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  11. Remove the thermostat cover, and then remove the thermostat.

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    Fig. Remove the thermostat cover and the thermostat

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  13. Install a gasket to thermostat.
    NOTE
    Use a new gasket.

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  15. Install the thermostat and thermostat cover.
    NOTE
    The thermostat must be installed with the jiggle pin facing to the up side. Tighten to 60 inch lbs. (6.4 Nm).

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  17. Connect the radiator hose to thermostat cover.
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  19. Install the under cover.
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  21. Lower the vehicle.
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  23. Fill the engine with coolant.
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