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Which way does the themosat gasket go on a 1997 chevy s10 2.2

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Thermostat If It's an O-ring it will go on either way and seal the thermostatic gasket. Removal & Installation 2.2L Engine To Remove:

  1. Drain the cooling system to a level below thermostat
  2. Remove or disconnect the following:
    • Radiator inlet hose clamp and hose
    • Water outlet housing mounting bolts and housing which way does the themosat gasket go on a 1997 - gm_truck_s10_tstat.gif

    • Thermostat and O-ring seal
To Install:
  1. Clean and inspect all parts for wear or damage
  2. Clean mating surfaces
  3. Install or connect the following:
    • Thermostat and the O-ring seal
    • Water outlet housing and bolts
      1. Torque to: 89 lb. in. (10 Nm)
    • Upper radiator inlet hose and clamp
  4. Fill with coolant
  5. Inspect for leaks

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