2003-2005 Suzuki LT-A500F Service Manual, Page 209Get this manual

2003-2005 Suzuki LT-A500F Service Manual, Page 209

COOLING AND LUBRICATION SYSTEM THERMOSTAT REMOVAL Remove the fuel tank cover(7-5) Drain small amount of engine coolant(6-4)
the thermostat valve begins to open, should satisfy the standard valueThermostat valve opening temperature Standard: 73.576.5
(164170 F) Thermostat String Thermometer Keep on heating the water to raise its temperature Just when the water temperature
reaches specified value, the thermostat valve should have lifted by at least 3.0 mm (0.12 in)Thermostat valve lift Standard:
Over 3.0 mm at 90C (Over 0.12 in at 194F) thermostat failing to satisfy either of the two requirements (start-to-open temperature
and valve lift) must be replaced Valve lift INSTALLATION Install the thermostat in the reverse order of removal Apply engine
coolant to the rubber seal on the thermostat After installing the thermostat, be sure to add engine coolant(2-12) Install