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Old 03-20-2011, 10:34 AM
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Question Location of Bolts of Thermostat Housing - 98 2.5

I can locate the bolt just around the belt guard but for the life of me cannot locate the other bolt. Any help PLEASE, pic would be awesome too.

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I have removed the bolt with the green circle (well best circle I could draw)
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Old 03-20-2011, 10:40 AM
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Default Re: Location of Bolts of Thermostat Housing - 98 2.5

Here is a picture of what it looks like maybe this will help

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Old 03-21-2011, 09:17 AM
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Default Re: Location of Bolts of Thermostat Housing - 98 2.5

Pull and remove the fan and it will make life a whole lot easier. Thats what I did and you can then get to that blind bolt.
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Old 03-21-2011, 09:23 AM
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Default Re: Location of Bolts of Thermostat Housing - 98 2.5

with radiator, fan, n shroud removed still kinda hard to see.. but you have fingers, feel.. only 2 10mm bolts... be sure to buy the O ring housing gasket, thermostat does not come with it...
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Old 03-21-2011, 10:16 AM
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Default Re: Location of Bolts of Thermostat Housing - 98 2.5

Thanks after removing Fan Cover and Fan I could get my fat fingers in there and feel the other bolt. Now my daughter has a fail safe thermostat which makes me feel better.

HOWEVER, the fan appears to not be rotating correctly but I tightended all four bolts down.
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Old 03-21-2011, 10:21 AM
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Default Re: Location of Bolts of Thermostat Housing - 98 2.5

Glad to hear.
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