I think the thermostate on my car is broken(Audi A4 1.8 TQ 2005). when the temperature reaches 90 degrees it falls down on 50 degrees again. where is the thermostate? is it easy to replace? im not a...
if not genius , get a mechanic,?
the coolant is out of control, good observation !!
that puts you at genius level in this forum. IMO.
or cooling fan stuck on, state out door air temperatures.
state how long you drove car and how far.
some cars have electric fans or mech. fans
if they stick on , they can cause coolant to crazy.
in frigid out door temperatures, (unstated)
easy ? nobody can answer that, but you can look up the standard flat rate on labor for most cars. use those hours as a guide.
Also options on car can make some things hard to get to.
A/C? Cruise control. ,
If you use google and use google image you can find a 3d drawing of your whole engine. and see the thermostat location.
most are on top front of the head.
some are easy, others you turn the screw and its snaps in half
requiring 4 more hours labor to fix that damage.
fixing cars is like that. no job is the same, only luck and entropy rule the universe. (rust?)
what we do , is find the truth, the fix it.
there is no other way, you find it and replace it and what happens next is , reality, (oh gosh, the last guy stripped the threads.)
Oct 07, 2013 |
Cars & Trucks