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Hello, I'm Jason. I will do my best to answer your question quickly and accurately using the information you have provided.
It's definitely a bit of a challenge for the first timer
thermostat is mounted to the water pump at the lower part of the engine, forward on the passenger side
Thermostat is #7 here, held onto the water pump by bolts #6
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Still holding, but will convert to email if needed
I'd also want to know why you're considering replacing the thermostat
Ok, converting to email now
to answere your guestion why am I consdering replaceing the water pump--The engine run hot