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How do I change the thermostat on my ldv 200 1.9d 94-96 (it an "N" reg )

I,ve bought a thermostat and looked at the engine ,the thermostat seems to be at the rear nearside corner of the engine where the big water pipe comes from the block to the radiator. I cant find my owners manual or any info to help me start

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It sounds like you have the right location, but getting to it is gonna be the issue. Typically yes the thermostat is located under the top radiator hose that runs from the radiator to the block. Start by draining some/most of the antifreeze that way you don't have a big mess then remove the hose from the block and then the thermostat housing so that you can replace it. Good luck making room to get in there. Hope this helps

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    Barry Thompson Dec 05, 2014

    thanks John T , I managed with a little 10mm spanner, a tiny turn at a time , couldve done with a ratchet socket drive but not much room in that corner thanks Barry

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