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Need to find and change thermostat on 2004 Dodge

Previous Dodge products had thermostat at last coupling to top radiator hose. Where is it on this Ram?

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3.7L/4.7L:LOCATED IN LOWER HOUSING ATTACHED TO TIMING COVER..WHERE LOWER RAD HOSE GOES TO ENGINE..PLASTIC HOUSING WITH 2 BOLTS.
5.7L:IN WATER PUMP UPPER HOUSING WHERE METAL HOUSING ATTACHES FROM UPPER RAD HOSE..MAKE SURE ON ALL ENGINES YOU REMOVE BLEED PLUG WHEN REFILLING COOLING SYSTEM TO GET RID OF AIR TO PREVENT ENGINE OVERHEATING

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