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Re: Therostat & Fan Switc
Cobram, email@example.com wrote:
> Mark Eissler <firstname.lastname@example.org> replies:
> ME> Replacing the thermostat will go a lot easier if you remove the power
> ME> steering pump (well, don't remove it completely, just release the belt
> ME> tension, unbolt the pump, and move it to the side, with hoses
> ME> attached, so you can get better access). I suppose you could change
> Agree totally, the pump is one of the easiest components
> to remove on the engine. (how'd that one slip by the
> engineers). It would also be an excellent time to
> pull out the Bentley and a multimeter and check
> those senders/sensors that also become accessible.
> Checking the hoses, including that "invisible"
> 3 inch hose connecting the steel coolant piping
> could also save alot of future agrevation.
That "invisible" three inch hose...melts itself real good to the thermo.
housing. Last time round I removed the aluminium coolant pipe, cleaned
it, painted it with high temp alum. paint, and that three inch
hose...well, I cut that sucker outta there and replaced it. It was the
only way ;-}
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