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Iam trying to replace a thermostat on my car but the thermostat wont go on right. would it be the wrong one or are we putting it on the wrong way?

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It could be the wrong one, There are a few Different ones that were installed on the Nissan's.

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2 engines, here, LYA adn LY7.
nobody here posts engine, why do that?
so ill post only for 1.
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here are the steps.
NO FSM Sux huh? nor an alldata.com account, why not that? 15 bucks?


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