Passat Sedan V6-3.6L (BLV) (2008)
Thermostat: Service and Repair
Special tools, testers and auxiliary items required
‹› Hose Clip Pliers (VAS 6340)
Remove the noise insulation.
Drain the coolant. Refer to => [ Draining and Filling ] See: Service and Repair/Procedures/Draining and Filling.
Move the connector - A - to the side.
Remove the coolant hoses - arrows - from the oil cooler and move them to the side.
Remove the connecting piece bolts - arrows - and remove the connecting piece and coolant hose.
Remove the coolant thermostat from the coolant pipe.
Clean the sealing ring surface.
Install the coolant thermostat into the coolant pipe.
‹› Installed position: the edges on the thermostat and coolant pipe must align - arrows -.