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Posted: Sat May 03, 2008 6:19 pm 
Oompa Loompa
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can anyone tell me if its normal for the top hose to swell up, i have replaced thermo housing and thermo and hose, also which way does the thermostat go into the car, with the sring facing the heads or facing towards the top hose
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Posted: Sat May 03, 2008 8:56 pm 
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not normal!

mine was doing it for a bit. replaced thermostat and now it seems o.k. it must have been sticking or something.

top of thermostat goes in the housing. spring part goes in the manifold.

 

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Posted: Sat May 03, 2008 10:12 pm 
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cool ill get another thermostat wasnt sure due to replacement of housing,thermostat and hoses
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