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Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual: Removing and installing thermostat for large cooling circuit

Special tools and workshop equipment required
   
Hose clip pliers -VAS 6362-
 

Removing and installing thermostat for large cooling circuit

Special wrench -T10508-
Release tool -T10527-
Release tool -T10527/1-
Removing
–  Drain coolant → Chapter.
–  Move air hoses clear at air pipe.
–  Detach connector from charge pressure sender -GX26-.
 

Removing and installing thermostat for large cooling circuit

–  Release fasteners -arrows- using release tools -T10527- and -T10527/1-.
–  Remove air pipe -1-.
 

Removing and installing thermostat for large cooling circuit

–  Release hose clip -4- and detach coolant hose -3-.
–  Remove bolts -arrows- and detach cover -2- from thermostat housing.
 

Removing and installing thermostat for large cooling circuit

–  Remove thermostat using special wrench -T10508-.
–  Slightly push down special wrench -T10508- while turning it in -direction of arrow-.
Installing
 

Removing and installing thermostat for large cooling circuit

–  Insert thermostat ensuring that the centring pin of thermostat is seated in guide -arrow-.
 

Removing and installing thermostat for large cooling circuit

–  Install thermostat using special wrench -T10508-.
–  Slightly push down special wrench -T10508- while turning it to stop in -direction of arrow-.
Installation is carried out in the reverse order; note the following:
  Note
Renew seals.
–  Moisten gasket with coolant.
–  Replenish coolant → Anchor.
Specified torques
→ Fig. „“Cover for thermostat to thermostat housing - tightening torque”“
 

Removing and installing thermostat for large cooling circuit

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Removing and installing thermostat for small cooling circuit
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