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The cone part goes towards the radiator the spring part towards the engine.

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To install a thermostat on Your 1999 grand cherokee jeep. You will be needing these instruments, Container, Clamp tool or vise-grip pliers, Thermostat and gasket, 10mm socket or wrench, Razor blade, Flathead screwdriver (if necessary). Then You carefully follow the steps below:
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  4. Scrape off residue of the old thermostat gasket from the inside of the thermostat housing cover using a razor blade. Avoid getting any debris inside the thermostat housing.
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Put a bucket under it, and open the radiator drain valve.
Find the upper radiator hose.
Follow it to the engine
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Unclamp the upper radiator hose at the engine.
Pull it off of the thermostat housing
Remove the bolts holding the thermostat housing to the engine, & remove it
Clean the gasket surface on the engine, and on the thermostat housing
place the new thermostat in position. If the thermostat is vertical, I put a liece of dental floss or sewing thread through it, thered them out the radiator hose hole, and hold both ends to keep it in position. The copper button goes on the engine side, leaving those supporting arms to wrap the thread through.
With the thermostat in position, and the gasket in position, replace and tighten the bolts to attach the thermostat housing to the engine.
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Remove negative battery cable from battery. Remove positive cable from alternator and disconnect harness plug from alternator.

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Remove engine lifting hook in front of alternator.

Remove (3) bolts holding alternator on.

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Remove two bolts from housing and remove from engine.

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  2. Use a sealable container and reuse the coolant if it is relatively new and clean.
  3. Follow the upper radiator hose to the point where it meets the thermostat housing. The thermosat is located inside the housing.
  4. Use a clamp tool or vise-grip pliers to loosen the clamp holding the hose to the housing. Work the end of the radiator hose free of the thermostat housing.
  5. Remove two bolts holding on the thermostat housing cover. Pull off the cover.
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Don't fill with pure water unless for backflushing system. Otherwise vapor bellows in th system will crack the engine block. Some hotspots exceed water vapor point!!

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