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Coolant Change 92 Nis PU

1992 Nissan PU 2.4L 4cylinder 2wd

Do I have to remove the thermostat to get fluid through the engine block??
OR
Can I fill the rad, then warm up the engine a little for the thermostat to open on it's own??

Thank-you,, greatly appreciated---difficult to navigate this site to find answer.
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There is a small bypass hose for the thermostat. Are you asking how to do a complete flush? If you want to make sure you get all the coolant out there is a 14mm drain plug on the left side of the engine block that will allow all the coolant to drain. It is tough to get to without the right tools. Make sure you remove the small bleeder screw on the thermostat housing when refilling so all the air is purged from the system.

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