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Duffy

Cooling System

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Going to be changing HCV later this week (StreetKA). Should I flush system and fit new thermostat at same time? Is thermostat easy to locate?

Hoping this little job is going to solve the hot air only issue.

Hal

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With the car being 8 years old now, you might as well replace the coolant while you are at it,

There are 2 basic types of coolant organic and non-organic - you must use the correct type/ they cannot be mixed

The thermostat is easy to find/ replace, and is not expensive, again, might as well replace it if you are replacing the heater control valve

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Hoping for decent weather tomorrow to be able to crack on with this job. Fingers crossed that I can locate all the right places and pieces and that it solves the problem of not being able to turn off the hot air.

Thank you for your advice.

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