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Old 05-29-2013, 09:54 PM
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Default BVSV - does it need sealant?

I am replacing the BVSV in my thermostat housing. I think it's a tapered pipe thread. Does it need sealant? The one I pulled out certainly had a bunch goobered on. Teflon tape sufficient? Don't want it to leak after I have refilled the radiator...
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I am replacing the BVSV in my thermostat housing. I think it's a tapered pipe thread. Does it need sealant? The one I pulled out certainly had a bunch goobered on. Teflon tape sufficient? Don't want it to leak after I have refilled the radiator...
No, it does not (or at least the factory doesn't). However I use teflon tape on tapered pipe threads such as that.
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Old 05-30-2013, 07:01 AM
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Thanks Jeff, I was leaning towards the Teflon tape solution roo
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