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Old 05-15-2010
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Thermostat Question

I have a 2000 3.0 flex fuel ranger. I am changing out my thermostat and do not know which way the thermostat goes in. Right now i have it with the spring side down but i am not 100 percent that is correct. I stated my car and let it idle but my needle did not move. If anyone has any experience with thermostats i would greatly appreciate your feedback.
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Correct, spring points towards the engine and not the radiator.
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