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The coolant line from the thermostat to the reservoir broke…

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The coolant line from...

The coolant line from the thermostat to the reservoir broke ant the T connection. I have it apart but need to know the easiest way to get the new line around behind the engine and the torque specs for the exhaust manifold.

Mechanic's Assistant: Do you have the torque specs?

No I need them

Mechanic's Assistant: What is the model/year of your Ford?

2003 ford Ranger

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your Ranger yourself? What have you tried so far?

Yes i am doing it myself. I tried to slide it down behind the engine and I tried to push it over the top of the transmission/clutch housing. Do i need to put a jack under the transmission support and remove those bolts then slowly lower it an inch or so?

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

Not now

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