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There is a crack in the coolant reservoir of my 2001 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 6 cylinder vehicle. I need to replace that but I'm not sure if it's something I can do myself or if I should take my car to an auto shop to have them replace the part. I also would like to know what other parts should be replaced in addition to the coolant reservoir, like the coolant temperature sensor..can you help me?

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Its just a plastic bottle,held in place with 3/4 screws,so you should be able to replace just the bottle and clip that holds the hose to the bottom of it.....nothing else to worry about, oh yes, refill with neat anti freeze.,

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