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NEED TO REPLACE THERMOSTAT IS IT LOCATED ON TOP ON THE MANIFOLD AND WHERE CAN i FIND THE ENGINE SIZE OR LITERS ETC. I CANT FIND A LABEL

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    Jeff Turcotte Oct 02, 2010

    which engine? some are on top and some on bottom.

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The engine code is located on the engine block (different locations depending on the engine). It is a 3 letter code followed by six digits. You may also find the code in the service manual of the car.
AWD, AWW and AWP are 1.8L gas
ALH is a 1.9L turbo diesel
BEW is a 1.9L turbo diesel (PD)
AEG, AVH, AZG, BBW, BEV are 2.0L gas
AFP, BDF are 2.8L gas

Engine designation is also found in the VIN. It is the 5th digit in the VIN. Go to BentleyPublishers.com for more details on what it means for your car as it varies by year and model.

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