How do I change the thermostat in a Mitsubishi Eclipse
The Mitsubishi Eclipse is one of the most popular sport coupes in the U.S.. Powerful engines and sleek design and comfort are the hallmarks of the Eclipse during his 15 years on the market. Mitsubishi Eclipse then developed for the U.S. market.
- Disconnect the negative battery cable. Allow the liquid cooling in an airtight container.
- Note match to mark the position of the radiator hose with a top and bottom for easy installation. Pull down the pipe on the turbo 2.0L and 2.4 liter engines. Pull the hose up on the 2.0L turbo not.
- Remove the screws and remove the water outlet connection. Remove the gasket from the thermostat and raise the thermostat from the engine. Clean all old gasket material to the surfaces in contact with dirt and debris removed.
- Place the new thermostat, so that the valve is aligned tilt upward. Adjust the valve angle with the marking on the hull.
- Install the water outlet connection. Tighten the mounting bolts on the 2.0L non-turbo 16 foot-pounds and 9.4 foot-pounds on the 2.0-liter turbo and 2.4 liter engines.
- Put the radiator hose, if the projection of the fitting out of the water. Align the marks on the radiator hose clamp and then the radiator hose.
- Fill the cooling system. Start the engine and check for leaks. Check the coolant level and add coolant if necessary.
- The tubes slide on connectors or fittings, the handle of each tube and hold it with pliers.
- No special tools required to remove or re-tube. Label the tube and its connections before separation.
- Please note that dogs and cats are attracted to the beverage and coolant left in open containers or puddles on the floor. Ingestion is often fatal.