Tucson 2006-2008

Removal & Installation

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CAUTION
Make sure the engine and radiator are cool to the touch prior to beginning this procedure in order to prevent scalding or burns.

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
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  3. Drain the coolant down to thermostat level or below.
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  5. Remove the coolant outlet fitting and gasket.
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  7. Remove the thermostat.
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To install:

  1. Check that the flange of the thermostat is correctly seated in the socket of the thermostat housing.
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  3. Install the inlet fitting. Tighten the bolt to: 84-132 inch lbs. (10-15 Nm).
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  5. Refill the coolant with the proper amount and type of fluid.
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  7. Run the engine through warm-up and check for leaks.
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