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1995 VW Cabrio Thermostat Replacement

Where can I find a step-by-step procedure for replacing the thermostat on this vehicle?

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Try autozone.com to see if they have your car listed for diagrams pictures and step by step instructions if your car is not listed then try your local library they have all the car manuals and even copy them for you

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This is a reasonably simple procedure and a good chance to change the coolant.  Just remember to bleed out the air after you refill the coolant. also have the heater on hi.

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Locate thermostat vw


right side front on bottom of engine. Under the power steering pump which must be removed in order to replace. you dont have to remove power steering hoses though, you can just let it hang by the hoses while you access the thermostat.

Feb 07, 2014 | 1995 Volkswagen Jetta

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Need to know how to replace the thermostat on a 1996 buick century wagon 3.1 6 cylinder engine



Trace the upper radiator hose to the mounting area on the intake manifold. Loosen the hose clamp on the manifold end of the hose and remove the hose. Pull the thermostat out of the intake manifold.

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Nov 28, 2012 | Buick Century Cars & Trucks

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968 THERMOSTAT REPLACEMENT


Click on the link below and you'll be able to download a step-by-step repair manual.

May 27, 2012 | 1995 Porsche 968

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How to get the thermostat housing to disconnect. We have taken all bolts loose but will not come apart.


Not sure if you have the 2.7L or the 3.5L so I'll post for both sizes for you:


2.7L Removal procedures
  1. Drain cooling system.
  2. Remove radiator lower hose from thermostat housing.
  3. Remove nuts from heater tube flange studs.
  4. Loosen starter bolt at heater tube bracket.
  5. Pull heater tube out of thermostat housing and position out of the way.
  6. Remove bolt and two studs.
  7. Remove thermostat housing, O-ring and thermostat.
  8. Remove thermostat housing bolts.

3.5L Removal procedures

  1. Drain cooling system.
  2. Raise vehicle on hoist.
  3. Disconnect electrical connectors from engine oil and power steering pressure switches.
  4. Disconnect radiator and heater hoses from thermostat housing.
  5. Remove thermostat housing bolts.
  6. Remove housing, thermostat, and gasket.
NOTE:
The OEM thermostat is staked in place at the factory. To ensure proper seating of replacement thermostat, carefully remove the bulged metal from the thermostat housing using a suitable hand held grinder. It is not necessary to restake the replacement thermostat into the thermostat housing

May 07, 2011 | 2003 Dodge Intrepid

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What are the steps for changing the thermostat?


THERMOSTAT REPLACEMENT

Removal Procedure

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  1. Remove the thermostat housing.
  2. Remove the thermostat.
  3. Clean the mating surfaces.
Installation Procedure

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  1. Install the thermostat.
  2. Install the thermostat housing.
  3. Inspect the system for leaks.

Jan 01, 2011 | 2001 Pontiac Grand Am SE

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How to change the thermostat


For 1999 Oldsmobile Aurora 4.0L SFI DOHC 8cyl check thie how to replace a Thermostat:

Parts:
1. Thermostat

Tools:
1. 3/8 in. Drive Ratchet
2. Needle Nose Pliers
3. Screwdriver
4. Cooling System Pressure Tester
5. Socket Set
6. Radiator Hook Tool

Steps:
Step 1 Open the hood and locate the vehicle’s radiator.
o Tip: Make sure the vehicle has cooled down before inspection.
o Tip: Safety Tip:Always wear safety glasses when working on your vehicle. Wear other personal protective equipment (PPE) when necessary, for example latex gloves or safety shoes.


Step 2 Remove the vehicle’s radiator cap and use a radiator pressure tester to check for leaks.

Step 3 Drain out some of the engine coolant in the radiator so the coolant level is below the thermostat housing to prevent leaking when replacing the thermostat.

Step 4 If necessary, remove the upper radiator hose.
o Tip: A twisting motion may help to initially break the upper radiator hose loose. You can also use a flathead screwdriver to help pry the hose off. Make sure not to damage the hose.

Step 5 Remove the thermostat housing bolts.

Step 6 Remove the thermostat housing.

Step 7 Remove the thermostat.
o Tip: Make sure to note the way the thermostat is installed. Installing the thermostat backwards will affect how the cooling system performs.

Step 8 Clean the mounting surfaces. Install the new thermostat as it was removed and always use a new thermostat gasket.

Step 9 Reinstall thermostat housing and tighten mounting bolts evenly. If applicable, reconnect the upper radiator hose.

Step 10 Refill the cooling system with coolant.

Step 11 Start the vehicle with the radiator cap off and allow the engine to run for several minutes. This allows the air bubbles to escape the cooling system.

Step 12 Reinstall the radiator cap.

Step 13 Run the engine until up to normal operating temperature. Remember to keep an eye on the temperature gauge to prevent overheating.


Hope helps (remember rated)

May 31, 2010 | 1999 Oldsmobile Aurora

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My cabrio is over heating the coolant line at top of radiator is hot line from bottom of radiator is cold a mechanic said it was the aux fan motor could be


sounds like a faulty thermostat, once though I had a VW with the fins missing on the water pump impeller, replace the thermostat first as it is 11 years old and they age and are inexpensive.

Apr 29, 2010 | 1999 Volkswagen Cabrio

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My fiance's 99 VW Cabrio has no heat. The fan


quick fix ,put some card in front of the rad .

Jan 09, 2010 | 2000 Volkswagen Cabrio

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My 95 vw cabrio shuts down both at 65 mph or just sitting in park


To keep it simple first, try replacing the fuel filter. They have a average life of around 30,000 to 40,000 miles or one year. you can pick one up at Auto Zone and they can give you the step by step instructions to get the job done with common tools and you can also have the car scanned there for any DTC codes and it's free of charge. Keep me posted, be glad to help you getting your car running 100% again. 

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