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Has anyone done these? The guy I talked to from Eurosport said it wasn't real tough, but do I need to drain all the coolant to do this job? Does anyone have any links to websites with tips on them? Thanks
 

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Re: Help...low temp thermo and fan switch! (3WheelGTi)

I have thought about doing this mod but I am worried that at only 180 degrees for the thermostat and fan switch my car won't get up to a good operating temp and it could cause problems. Has anybody done these mods? If so did you have any problems like this?
 

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Re: Help...low temp thermo and fan switch! (3WheelGTi)

Hiya,
I did mine a couple of weeks ago when my fan sensor packed it in.
I didnt particularly feel like draining my coolant when I did it as it was done only half a year previous..
It only ended up taking me about 10 minutes.
*make sure the engine is cold when you do this to avoid built up pressure in the coolant system
1)wrap new fan sensor threads in teflon tape (you want it to seal nicely)
2)put a drip pan under the car
3)unplug the wires to the sensor
4)get your 1 1/8 (or so) socket handy
5)loosen yr old sensor
6)unscrew it REALLY FAST and screw the new one in.
7) tighten it up, and hook up the wires.
8)add as much coolant as you lost
9)have a

thats it.
Oh, and I think I paid $18cdn for my low temp sensor
 

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Re: Help...low temp thermo and fan switch! (Caleb)

No problems in the three years and four cars I've had. All of my 16Vs get these modifications first.
 
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