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    how much should i be paying for supply and fit for thermostat. i just been quoted 'about £40 plus vat'.

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    Snap their hand off - Helps if you tell us what engine but if your talking about the 1.9cdti 8v on your profile - but I guarantee they won't do it for that money. The thermostat is more than £40 and its a pig to do.
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    haha, vauxhall js quoted me £298 odd quid. thats more than they charge for the cambelt change lol

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    Quote Originally Posted by alcutler View Post
    Snap their hand off - Helps if you tell us what engine but if your talking about the 1.9cdti 8v on your profile - but I guarantee they won't do it for that money. The thermostat is more than £40 and its a pig to do.
    the thermosat alone sot about a tenner, so im presuming thats what they meant, but i thought tht it sounded too good to be true !!!

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    Yea - you have to replace the whole thermostat housing - costs around £60 - some 2nd hand ones on ebay but don't touch them. Fitting is a right pain as there is a bracket on the heat exchanger in the way that prevents easy removal- loads of posts on it if you do a search. Hope you get sorted.

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    get them cheaper than that

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    Yea - that's the one you need

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    just need to know a rough price how much im gonna get charged for it to be fitted

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    Quote Originally Posted by tiimi View Post
    just need to know a rough price how much im gonna get charged for it to be fitted
    Try doing it yourself mate. There's a good 'How2' on here.

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