On almost all cars the answer is yes. The thermostat controls when the electric fan runs and does not run. Call your local dealer and ask if they have the raditor cooling fan thernostat in stock. That will answer your question for sure. http://www.autopartswarehouse.com/replacement_sm/vw~thermo_time_switch~replacement.html there are a couple different switches available, but it's east to replace. Also, check your fan.
The thermostat in a 1996 VW Golf is located by following the lower large hose of the radiator. Before removing the thermostat be sure to drain the cooling system.
You can find the thermostat in your VW on the front of the engine. You can follow the bottom radiator hose directly to the thermostat housing.
The thermostat for this car is located in the water pump housing from the lower radiator hose.
Behind the alternator on the block. Just follow the lower radiator hose on the passenger side of the radiator to the housing.
The thermostat is located under the metal housing on the engine end of the top radiator hose. Regards:
Your thermostat is stuck closed. you will need to replace it. The thermostat controls the circulation through the radiator - when the engine heats up the thermostat is meant to switch circulation from just-engine to engine+radiator. Sounds like this isn't happening.
according the repair manual the thermostat is located on the bottom of the waterpump. You can access it underneath the front of the car. follow the radiator hose coming off the bottom of the radiator.
The thermostat on all water-cooled cars is in the same place: inside the fitting where the upper radiator hose connects to the engine.
should be at the end of the lower radiator hose under the power steering pump
The thermostat is at the head of the lower left hand radiator pipe next to the block. It is found at the head of the flange which is held on the block by two bolts.
The thermostat on every watercooled engine is in the same place: in the fitting that connects the engine to the top radiator hose. It's attached with three bolts.
follow the top radiator hose down to the enginge and gently remove the two screw bolts holding the housing to the engine.remove the housing. The thermostat can then be removed by hand.
It is in the bottom of water pump at the end of the lower radiator hose. The yoke has two bolts to remove it.
underneath on the front right side of the car, where the large (lower) radiator hose attaches to the engine.
thermostat should be in a plastic pipe mounted on the engin. to find this pipe just follow big pipe from radiator to engin. plastic pipe should be some where near the alternator
not an expert but might be good start for you. Follow the hose which leads from the bottom of the radiator to the engine. There should be a a plastic manifold fitting thing. That's the thermostat housing.
Under the waterpump.
How to install thermostat in a 1994 volkswagen golf?
Follow the top radiator hose down to the water outlet. It is in the water outlet. Mark I might be wrong but it depends on the engine. I do know for5 a fact that the thermostat on the 2.0 is located in the water pump outlet near the bottom of the engine.
Golden Par Golf - 1992 VG was released on: USA: 1992
its in the water pump housing, it can be accessed most easily by removing the power steering pump and bracket and you will see the housing coming off the lower radiator hose.
Mecarobot Golf was created in 1992.
Mecarobot Golf happened in 1992.