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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

Removing and installing toothed belt pulley for coolant pump, engine codes CHPA, CMBA, CPVA, CXSA, CZDA, CZCA, CPVB
Special tools and workshop equipment required     Counterhold -T10172- with adapter -T10172/2- ...

Removing and installing thermostat for small cooling circuit
Removing –  Remove coolant pump → Chapter.     –  Rem ...

Other materials:

Coolant specification
First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings The cooling system is filled at the factory with a mixture of specially prepared water and at least 40% coolant additive G 13 (TL-VW 774 J). The coolant additive is dyed purple. This mixture of water and coolant additi ...

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