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thermostat replacement......help

Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by cornish_a3_turbo, Nov 22, 2008.

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    [Nov 22, 2008]
    hi all.
    i am
    loking to replace my thermostat on my agu 1.8t a3, i have the part...next thing is where does it go...and.....how!

    any photos or help is much appriciated...

    cheers!
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    look left of your dipstick tube, its on the left hand side of the block as you look at it. Good luck getting the screws off, Ive done 2 now and they're always a bugger! :)
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    you will need a small universal joint to get to the drivers side bolt.

    Make sure you get a new o ring in the box.
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    uni what!!??

    got some brown paper things in the box...im not mechanical minded :Flush:
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    It's really not that hard! And you can flush the engine while you're at it.

    Careful where you dangle the earh lead for the altenator! Mine slipped and blew a 110 Amp fuse!!
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    cheers mate, but my friend is a full audi tech, so its ideal!

    plus its cold......

    ;)
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    well, if you have that kind of facility, why not use it :)
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