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Overheating Polo VW Polo Classic 1.6 2001 model sedan. Car overheating. Fan comes on but only when very hot. Have flushed and refilled radiator, etc but still overheating quickly although fan does come on. Is this the thermostat and where do I replace?

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This sounds like a thermostat fault, but also could be the sensor switch to the radiator but is more likely the thermostat, it should be located at the front top of engine, follow the top water hose to the engine and you will find the thermostat housing, also just a heads up, these had a problem when first made, according to the known fixes and problems with VW's the hoses corroded inside and started loosing water, this could be wise to get the system presure checked to...hope this helps

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