Changing an Audi thermostat

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by grober, Sep 26, 2011.

  1. grober

    grober MB Club Veteran

    Jun 22, 2003
    Perth, Scotland
    W204 C200CDI Estate
    A little video on changing a water pump/thermostat/ timing belt on a V6 Audi.
    Another reason to buy a MERC perhaps ? :dk: I tried not to look but --Aaaaaaargh!!!!!:eek::eek::eek:

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  2. br0ke

    br0ke Hardcore MB Enthusiast

    Sep 10, 2008
    Looked simple enough to me - and all in just over 6 minutes. Shouldn't cost more than a few quid...LOL

    In all seriousness that is one of the reasons I went from BMW to Mercedes and skipped Audi. They use a plethora of different parts for the same model of car that are slightly different and not interchangeable. My boss was back at the dealer 3 times until he got the correct headlamp for an A6. It cost him over £250 whereas a complicated twin lamp job for my 5 series (with switchable Left & Right hand drive) was £56 back in the day.
    Last edited: Sep 26, 2011
  3. ringway

    ringway MB Club Veteran

    Nov 29, 2008
    In a World of My Own.
    Audi A6 Avant 3.0 Bi TDI - A Fantastic Car! Range Rover Supercharged - Lovely! Also R32 & S4.
    It's almost guaranteed that the phone would ring several times whilst doing that job.

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