water from radiator is not very hot when it comes into resevroir

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Asked by Mar 31, 2012 at 04:52 PM about the Volkswagen Jetta

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

After a 35 min drive the water coming from the radiator into the res is only lukewarm and there is not enough heat inside to clear steam off of the windshield. How can I Fix this?

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It could be that your thermostat is faulty. Remove the thermostat and drop it into a bowl of boiling hot water. it should then open.

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