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  1. General Maintenance & Repair
    I bought a 2014 Touareg FSI V6 and dealer told me that they replaced the thermostat. About 2 weeks later I find that the car is low on coolant to find that the 200 pound gorilla behind the wrench over torqued and stripped the plastic thermostat housing pipe. Unfortunately I moved and had the car...
  2. Touareg DIY and Technical Info
    These are some lessons learned from removing my thermostat. Next up - replacing it! But that’ll be a different video. In the mean time, I hope this helps others do it a little easier next time.
  3. General Maintenance & Repair
    Hi folks, Starting a few weeks ago, i'm having problems with the engine coolant not reaching operating temperature. In city driving everything seems fine, needle stay at 90C, but on longer trips outside the city, it fluctuates ~70-80C sometimes 90C. Outside temperatures are around...
  4. General Maintenance & Repair
    Hi yal! So there's coolant leaking from the engine.... and the dealer said that it's a bad thermostat housing? They wanted $1,800 to replace it, and told me that they would have to drop the engine along with the transmission in order to do so. My question is does anyone have experience with...
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