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Thermostat location

Discussion in 'A4/S4 forum(B5 Chassis)' started by DEEJAY TQS, Dec 19, 2009.

  1. DEEJAY TQS
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    DEEJAY TQS Member

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    [Dec 19, 2009]
    does anyone have a guide on the location of the thermostat on a tqs?? had a look round but have a sneaky feeling its going to be a pig of a job
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    Geeman Low Life

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    [Dec 19, 2009]
    It's on the back of the waterpump... I'm doing mine this week.

    Part 13 here...

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    aragorn "Stick a V8 in it!" Staff Member Moderator VCDS Map User

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    [Dec 19, 2009]
    Its the top pic on that diagram.

    Follow the lower rad hose and then undo the housing.
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    Chriscooke Clueless!

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    [Mar 22, 2012]
    Sorry for bumping an old thread. I'm sure it's been covered before but I can't find it using the search :( Is it advisable to drain the coolant before attempting to replace the stat?
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    [Mar 23, 2012]
    Not necessarily but you will have a nice stream of coolant up your sleeve for sure when you remove the thermostat !
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