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Old 03-25-2013, 11:12 AM   #8
m1super90 will become famous soon enough
Join Date: May 2008
Location: Austin, Texas
Posts: 152

2003 VUE 3.0L
Default Re: Thermostat Extension pipe / coolant pipe

Yes, I broke the bolt hole tab off of mine and had to replace it. The girl at the dealership working the parts counter happens to be a wrencher and said they break them all the time in the shop.

Also, I took this part to a local welder thinking it was aluminum. He informed me it is made of ZINC! Is this thing supposed to serve as a sacrificial anode? Be better just to drop one into the overflow tank!


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