Question about 2004 Kia Optima
Take the two bolt out of the water outlet for the lower radiator hose. Pull the thermostat out and install new one. If it has a bleed valve make sure it is pointed up to the twelve o clock position. Reinstall bolts (2) for the lower outlet and lower hose and fill the coolant. Run engine with radiator cap off for ten minutes or so until the fan kicks in and you have good heat coming out of the dash.
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Trace the upper radiator hose to the mounting area on the intake manifold. Loosen the hose clamp on the manifold end of the hose and remove the hose. Pull the thermostat out of the intake manifold.
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