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20V Turbo Thermostat Replacement
Published by ChrisUK
15-01-2011
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Thermostat Removal & Refitting



Remove the hoses one by one, be careful with the temp sensor as its a flat spring clip and it's very easy to loose it after removal.

Once removed you can undo the 2 10mm bolts that bolt the thermostat to the engine block and remove the thermostat.

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It maybe worth while cleaning the contact area with alcohol and a rag to remove contaminants likely to disturb the seal on the new thermostat.

You will need to remove the coolant temperature sensor and refit to the new thermostat. I did this by using a long socket.

Refitting is simply the same process in reverse. My advice would be to connect the back hardest to access hose one the far left first then connect the thermostat due to access:-

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Notice the bleed screw. The other one is located on the radiator itself.

When refitting things should start looking like this:-

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Good luck and have fun and as always Safety First
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