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Need help how to install thermostat for a bmw328i 1996

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Remove fan and fan shroud. caution, left hand threads on the fan. follow top rad hose to the thermostat housing which is bolted to the cyl. head. remove thermostat housing and replace thermostat and gasket. note the arrow on the thermostat, it should point up. reinstall thermostat housing. fill coolant reservoir, but do not close the cap. start the vehicle and have an assistant run the engine at 3 000 rpm while you top up coolant.have the heater set on hottest. make sure the coolant is circulating into the reservoir. when you have good circulation and the coolant level is not dropping anymore you can close the cap. make sure you have good heat coming out of the vents. if there is no heat, you have an air lock. immediately shut the car off to prevent overheating. make sure to check coolant level once the engine is completely cold.

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