Thermo-time switch - removal and refitting

Removal
1 Disconnect the battery negative lead.

2 Drain the cooling system as described in Chapter 1.

3 Raise the front of the car and support it on axle stands (see “Jacking and Vehicle Support”).

4 Disconnect the wiring multi-plug from the thermo-time switch located on the inlet manifold intermediate flange and accessible from under the car (see illustration).

18.4 Thermo-time switch (A) and temperature sensor (B) on the KE-Jetronic
18.4 Thermo-time switch (A) and temperature sensor (B) on the KE-Jetronic system (viewed from under the car)

5 Unscrew the unit and remove it from its location.

Refitting
6 Refitting is a reversal of removal. Refill the cooling system as described in Chapter 1.

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