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rguzz wrote: ↑Thu Dec 26, 2019 2:17 pm
Just replaced it with a Wahler, whose internals appear much more robust.
Some of the genuine Volvo thermostats are stamped Volvo on the bottom, Wahler on the top.
If the Wahler fails, next try a Stant or a Gates.
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Yeah, my failed t stat had Volvo on the bottom, but design was entirely different from the Wahler replacement. They could still make the Volvo ones, though. Thanks for advice. Problem solved!
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Wow, interesting. You would think that the genuine Volvo part would be best, but I guess that isn't the case with the thermostat!
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Volvo probably buys from whoever makes the most financial sense at the time I bet. If one company cant fulfill the order, they go to the next.
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