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My Oil Light And Buzzer In My 1987 Vw Vanagon Got New Pump Oil Oil Pressure...

my oil light and buzzer is on i put new oil pump oil and oil pressure switch what can it be

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Why Is It Hard To Put In First Gear?

I can put my 87 Westy into any gear but first

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Bought Vw Beetle 2002 The Fuel Injection Pump Has Been Blued Together, Is T...

After buying a2002 VW my mechanic checked under the motor cover to find that the injection pump has been glued with epoxy. unfortunately the sales man became 'distracted' when asked to open the cover,...

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Can Anyone Identify The Round Filler Cap?

I just put oil where I thought it went but then found the right place. Where did I put the oil and how bad did I mess my van up? The large round cap is below "3" and to the right of the "1" and "2" ...

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Where Is The Fuel Pump In A 1983 Vw Vanagon?

Is it an external pump? Is it located under the van about midway between the engine and the front of the vehicle?.

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What Would Cause A Loud Whining Noise Under The Bench/bed?

We were having engine starting issues. Replace fuel pump, fuel filters, pump relays, fuel tank sending unit, etc. Previous owner claimed to have replaced starter. We replaced battery.

7 views with 1 answer (last answer about a month ago)

Why Won't It Start Up ?

I have an 88 vanagon and will start right up ! But you drive it and then if u stop to get something at store it won't start again ? We tried starter fluid but didn't work ! But then wait bout hour o...

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Having Issues With Bleeding Coolant System

Blew a coolant hose, have been attempting to bleed at the radiator(and yes, the front end is elevated. It does not seem to be bleeding and the level of coolant in reservoir has not changed at all

31 views with 2 answers (last answer 2 months ago)

Has Anyone Modified Metal Rear Bumper 251 807 311d To Replace The Fiberglas...

I have a 1991 vanagon and would like to replace the fiberglass number. The bumper for sale say they do not replace the plastic ones. Except gowesty who says they will fit with modification. thank...

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Warning Light Batt

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My Radiator Fan On My 1990 Vanagon Just Stopped Working Also Sometimes A R...

the coolant fan on my 1990 vanagon just stopped working although it doesn't seem to be overheating maybe a little also occasionally a red light over speedo and a buzzer come on after freeway usually o...

42 views with 4 answers (last answer 2 months ago)

1982 Vanagan : Keep Burning Out Half-shafts; Preceded By Thumping Noise, T...

Have installed 3 sets of half-shafts, less than 10K on each ; thumping noise on light load precedes shafts burning out ; manual trans, 30K on new engine. What's going wrong?

21 views with 1 answer (last answer 2 months ago)

How Can I Tell If My 83 Vanagan Brake Booster Is Bad....i Just Replace Mc A...

brakes work ok ....idle is slower when brakes are depressed . I know where the booster is but not sure it will come out top of dash??? help please

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I Bought A Vw 1984 And I Need Someone To Work On It. Do You Know Anyone?

It will start but will not stay running. There was some gas come out the exhaust.

34 views with 3 answers (last answer 3 months ago)

My Vanagon Starts When It Is Cold, However Occasionally When I Am Driving T...

I pull over and try to start it. There is lots of battery and it turns over but will not ignite. I try again every15 minutes up to about an hour or so. It usually starts again and I drive off....

53 views with 2 answers (last answer 4 months ago)

Still Need To Know Right Wat To Adjust 1984 1.9 Water Cooled Valve

Bentley says once rocker arm and ball touch tighten 2 full turns and proceed to next valve and repeat. I did and she sounds like CRAP .. PLEASE HELP SHE IS WATER COOLED AND WHAT DO THEY MEAN BY NEXT V...

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How To Adjust 1984 1.9 Watercooled Vanagon Gl Valves

What is the right way to adjust the valves?I have the Bentley manual(4sale<) and it is not very detailed.

346 views with 7 answers (last answer 4 months ago)
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