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Kerry
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26th May 04 at 13:35   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

We noticed the thermostat on the corsa is leaking water this morning.

am i right in thinking its just a case of gettin a new thermostat and gasket????
Dave A
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26th May 04 at 13:40   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

probably.....
Kerry
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26th May 04 at 13:43   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

nothing to do with the water pump then?
Kerry
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Stone Cold Rattlesnake
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26th May 04 at 16:51   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

unless its leaking at the water pump i wouldnt think you need to change it, prob. just need to replace the thermostat
miles
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26th May 04 at 17:58   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

The thermostat wouldn't make it leak. The seal would though. New thermostats are always worth fitting though.
Adam-D
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not a hard job doesnt cost too much as long as you dont snap any bolts
LukeGSi
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26th May 04 at 18:00   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

quote:
Originally posted by Adam-D
not a hard job doesnt cost too much as long as you dont snap any bolts


Like Warren did on the civic you mean Am i right in thinking thermostat and gasket thingy will be less than a tenner
Adam-D
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26th May 04 at 18:04   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

around a tenner yes you may need female star sockets if you want to do it properly
get a thermostat and thermostat housing seal
LukeGSi
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26th May 04 at 18:04   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote



Cheers
Kerry
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26th May 04 at 19:08   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

yeh thats wot i thought just wanted to make sure

also get some of that putty stuff
Adam-D
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or buy the bits pop round to mine ill do it for you and show you how to do it so if you need to do it again you will know exactly how
LukeGSi
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26th May 04 at 19:39   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

quote:
Originally posted by Adam-D
or buy the bits pop round to mine ill do it for you and show you how to do it so if you need to do it again you will know exactly how


Or you could bring your tool box and do it at pvs only messing dude im sure it'll be piece of piss, was on the civic

 
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