2004 jetta 1.8t thermostat location

05-12-2010, 11:48 AM
I have an '04 Jetta 1.8t Is the thermostat almost behind the alternator? would I have to remove the alternator to get to the thermostat housing?

05-12-2010, 06:38 PM
It would be the easist way to get to themostat by removing the alternator. But if you have small hands and a swivel socket extension with your socket wrench you can manage it. Hope this helps.

05-13-2010, 12:50 AM
thanks, I'm going to try that in the morning. I'll let you know how it turned out.

11-26-2010, 10:29 AM
Did you get it all figured out? I am trying to do the same thing; and was hoping for some good feedback...

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