Should the thermostat be changed when repairing the head gasket?

Asked by Mar 18, 2017 at 08:53 AM about the 2005 BMW 3 Series 325Ci Convertible RWD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

The head gasket was repaired and now I'm being told the thermostat should be changed.  Please advise if this should have been done while the head gasket was being repaired.

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So it wasn't? No need to go back in now if all works fine. If you have everything apart, it can't hurt to replace, it's cheap enough to replace now.

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