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Cant get to thermosts housing unit on 01 Nissan Xterra

\015 We have been trying all day to remove the thermostat from its housing unit without jacking up the whole area. Please say theres an easy fix...one thing I can remove to give me the space?\015 Posted / edited by AnonymousUser on : 19-04-2021

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Nissan Frontier, Xterra 1998-05
\015\012Thermostat Removal & Installation - 3.3L Engine
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\015\012\015\012\015\012\015\012\015\012Fig. Thermostat assembly and related components-3.3L engine (clock over pic for zoom)\015\012
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\015\012\015\012NOTE\015\012\015\012Never remove the radiator cap when the engine is hot. Serious \015\012burns could occur from high-pressure engine coolant escaping from the \015\012radiator.\015\012\015\012
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  1. \015\012Be sure the engine is cold.\015\012
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  3. \015\012Disconnect the negative battery cable.\015\012
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  5. \015\012Drain the coolant. Properly disposed of used coolant.\015\012
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  7. \015\012Remove the upper and lower radiator hoses. Remove the fan shroud.\015\012
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  9. \015\012Remove the drive belts and the pulley bracket.\015\012
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  11. \015\012Remove the water inlet retaining bolts.\015\012
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  13. \015\012Remove the water inlet and the thermostat.
\015\012\015\012\015\012To install:\015\012
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  1. \015\012Installation is the reverse of the removal procedure.\015\012
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  3. \015\012Be sure to apply a continuous bead of the proper grade and type \015\012RTV sealant to the housing.\015\012
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  5. \015\012Install the thermostat with the jiggle valve or air bleeder at the\015\012 upper side.\015\012
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    \015\012\015\012\015\012Fig. Thermostat jiggle valve/air bleeder location-3.3L engine\015\012
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  7. \015\012Be sure to refill the cooling using the proper grade and type \015\012engine coolant.\015\012
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  9. \015\012Start the engine and check for leaks.\015\012
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  11. \015\012Start the engine and allow it to reach operation temperature. \015\012Recheck the coolant level, fill as required.
Hope helps (remmeber rated this).
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