Toyota Avalon, Camry, Camry Solara 2001-06

Removal & Installation

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  1. Remove the right hand cover under the engine.
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  3. Drain the engine coolant.
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  5. Remove the fan and generator V belt.
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  7. Remove the generator assembly
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  9. Remove the water inlet via the two nuts.
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  11. Remove the thermostat.
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To install:

  1. Install a new gasket onto the thermostat.
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  3. Install the thermostat with the jiggle valve upward. It can be set within 10 degrees on either side of the prescribed position.
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  5. Install the water inlet via the two nuts. Torque to 8 ft.lb (11 Nm).
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  7. Install the generator assembly.
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  9. Add engine coolant.
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  11. Inspect for leaks.
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  13. Replace the cover under the engine.
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