It's important to maintain all of the parts that make up the cooling system in your Volkswagen. These include everything from your radiator to the fans and thermostat. Having a functional thermostat in your Volkswagen is crucial for your safety and vehicle's performance. Your engine has to run at a certain temperature to ensure that it operates efficiently. A properly functioning thermostat is going to spare you problems like inaccurate or erratic temperature readings, an overheated engine, or even coolant leaks. Over time, the thermostat might wear out. If you experience any of the issues described, you want to get the part looked at. Purchase your VW thermostat housing here instead of finding a generic part elsewhere. An OEM thermostat gasket made directly by Volkswagen is going to offer seamless compatibility with your vehicle's model which means you get peace of mind on the road.