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coolant flush and thermostat

Doing my coolant flush for first time.
New thermostat I got from dealer has t-stat and housing as one unit.
Old one pulled is the same.
Do they separate, so I can install the housing alone for speedier flush ( as mentioned to do in many of the flush procedures; or is this a "new type" where they are one unit period.
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They separate. Push down on the cross bar (both sides at the same time) and twist.

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Thanks alot!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
I knew someone out there would reply in the time it took me to move the water hose from the backyard to th front!
Thanks again
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Just did my flush yesterday W "Restore+" and added CAT ELC with a Dieselsite coolant filter. All the junk at the bottom of the bucket...SAND!! was incredible. I feel better doin the flush @ 43K miles than having to do it later on, having all that shiznat floating around makes me quiver.
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Here is a great post and well outline
http://home.comcast.net/~lyon.family...ush%20v1-0.pdf
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