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Where is the thermostat located? - 1990 Honda Accord

Posted / edited by AnonymousUser on : 25-05-2020

Answers :

These are the steps to remove it if that is what you are planning to do:
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  1. \015\012With the engine cold, drain the cooling system.
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  3. \015\012Disconnect the radiator hose from the thermostat housing outlet.
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  5. \015\012Remove the thermostat housing outlet and remove the thermostat.
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  7. \015\012Using a putty knife, clean the gasket mounting surfaces.
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  1. \015\012If the thermostat is equipped with a pin valve, be sure to install the thermostat with the pin facing upward.
    \015\012To install:
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    1. \015\012Install a new thermostat the gasket, O-ring or sealant (as applicable). Always install the spring end of the thermostat facing the engine.
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    3. \015\012Tighten the thermostat cover-to-thermostat housing bolts to 9 ft. lbs. (12 Nm).
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    5. \015\012Connect the radiator hose to the thermostat housing.
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    7. \015\012Fill, then bleed the cooling system. Check for leaks.
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\015\012Use a pair of pliers to compress the spring clamp, then slide it up the hose and disconnect the hose from the housing
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\015\012Remove the nuts/bolts securing the thermostat housing ...
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\015\012... then remove the thermostat housing
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\015\012Once the housing is removed, the thermostat can be removed from the engine
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