thermostat question

Discussion in 'VW Mk3 Jetta, Passat TDI and other/older diesels' started by bugman, Jan 29, 2012.

  1. bugman

    bugman New Member

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    hey, guys put a timing belt kit in my 96 passat tdi this weekend, anyway all looks good except the thermostat seems to be leaking , i didnt see any write up on the thermostat instalation so i put the O ring on after the thermostate pushed it up and tightened the bolts, did i do something wrong any ideas thanks
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  2. bugman

    bugman New Member

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    I pinched the o ring in between the mating surface. kind of a tricky thermostat on this car .
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    Keithuk Super Moderator

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    Please add 96 to your car spec, you could change volkswagen to VW as we know what Passats are?

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