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    Default Coolant change 2.0T?

    Is it possible to drop the coolant in the 2.0T? Got a leak and want to do a complete drain before I refill it.

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    I'd remove the bottom rad hose, that would get rid of most of it
    Now I need a turbo to keep up!

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    What side is that looking from the front of the car? Left or right?

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    No idea, but it will be at the bottom of the rad
    Now I need a turbo to keep up!

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    LOL I'll have a gander tomorrow Cheers mate

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    Mark, there's an actual drain tap that you can use - saves you pulling hoses off. Basically it's in line, or therabouts, with the side of the rad and slightly set back - as in going away from the front of the car. From memory it's on the driver's side, but if you can't see it check the passenger side in case I'm wrong.

    I found it much easier to drain the coolant that way when I did my turbo than pulling a hose off.

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    Thanks D, hopefully get it done tomorrow

    Any idea what the capacity is?

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    Not off the top of my head but it's in the manual if you've got one? If not then I'll have a gander for you. From memory somewhere around 4l is what I've got in my head.

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    Got the manual

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    7.7L is what I've got in the manual LOL

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