[Vwdiesel] Over Heating problem 86 Golf NA

LBaird119 at aol.com LBaird119 at aol.com
Mon Jul 18 23:13:39 EDT 2005

> With the
> thermostat closed there was no godamned way to get coolant into the engine,
> or drain it.  I finally resorted to drilling a small bypass hole in the
> thermostat.  Worked fine.

  Thus the reason to fill a VW watercooled by filling the top radiator hose 
first until full.  Then fill the rest of the way, warm up until the stat 
and recheck coolant level.  

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