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Suzuki Forenza: Is it necessary to remove coolant to change

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Is it necessary to remove coolant to change thermostat and housing on a 2008 Suzuki Forenza
Hello! Welcome to the site! Thanks for coming! I'm Ron Z. I'm here to provide as much information and insight as I can, to best answer your question.

It's not necessary to completely drain the cooling system until empty when replacing the Thermostat and housing, no. However, it is a good idea to drain a little bit so that the level is below the Theromstat and housing. This is basically just so that coolant does get everywhere and make a mess. It's not a "manditory" step that is vital to the procedure. Just keeping things neat and tidy! There is a drain plug on the Radiator. It's on the side of the radiator that faces the engine, on the lower, passenger's side:

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Customer: replied 4 years ago.

Thanks for your help. The additional information was helpful.

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