I currently do not have a TDi Thermostat Removal Video... but you can watch this 1.8T video to get an idea of
what is involved.
The 1.8T thermostat is in the EXACT same location (behind the water pump), but some of the engine components
around it will be different looking.
Your TDI is actually easier to replace because you have more room.
Remove the top engine cover and then follow the bottom radiator hose to the engine. The Hose is attached to the
Two 10mm hex head bolt secure the cover to the engine block.
Monday, February 11th, 2013 AT 5:48 PM