Question about 1996 Audi A6
SOURCE: thermostat audi a6
look under car on water pump housing, the thermostat is on a metal housing that looks like an igloo and has to bolts perhaps 10mm or 13mm, and an "O" ring in between
Posted on Jan 23, 2009
Audi revised the specified cam belt change interval from 120k to 80k, after a class action lawsuit was brought against them.
However, they have been known to break at around 65-70k. I always replace them earlier as a precaution..
Posted on Sep 19, 2009
The thermostat is located in a housing, mounted on your engine with the top radiator hose attached. It is relatively easy to replace.
Be sure to put the new thermostat in the correct direction (notice direction of old one before taking it out). Also, be sure to clean the old gasket from the housing and be careful not to break the housing... many are cast aluminum and overtightening a bolt can easily create a headache. :o)
Hope this helps... Good luck!
Posted on Oct 16, 2009
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