how to change thermostat on 2007 ford fusion
Country: United StatesMake: FordModel: fusionYear: 2007Engine: 2.3
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On this vehicle, the Thermostat is built into, and part of the thermostat housing. So you replace the housing as a unit. THe housing will come with a new thermostat and gasket.
Disconnect the heater hose from the thermostat housing.
Disconnect the lower radiator hose from the thermostat housing and remove the thermostat housing.
how do you reach it?from bottom by removing plastic cover
It should be accessible from the engine compartment. Towards the top of the engine, and towards the passenger's side. (red arrow, #5 in image below) (Click "view full image" on the image above/below to get a pop-up window with a close-up view of the location)
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do you have to take anything off to reach it
No. It should be right there. Just follow the procedure above.