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1996 GMC Suburban 1500 Question: where and how do I install a thermostat on a 1996 Suburban 1500?

 

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oggjeri, 5.7L V8, San Luis Obispo, CA, January 03, 2013, 09:00
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need to replace thermostat on 1996 Suburban 1500 engine.

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    pushrod January 03, 2013, 09:19
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    Simple enough job for a diy but not costly at a repair shop either!! IF you must try follow the top radiator hose until you get to the motor.
    With a COOL engine remove the two bolts holding the thermostat housing on remove the housing with hose, note how stat is installed and do the same with new one. Clean mating surfaces. Reverse procedure to finish the job.

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    oggjeri, January 03, 2013, 09:30
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    THANK YOU!!!

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    pushrod, January 03, 2013, 09:43
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    U welcom, be sure to top off coolant when finished.

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    globalhelper, January 03, 2013, 13:06
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    good job wetry how do i change my green jelly in my cooling system. lmao

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    pushrod, January 03, 2013, 13:30
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    Good one gh. I guess folks reading our little bs with each other think them people are crazy.
    Like i told zip, who started it, they may be right!! Have seen some with Green Jelly sho nuf.

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