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ammoturtle
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I Just Purchased An 85 Vanagon. It Tries To Start But Don't. I Did Find A W...

It will hit but not start. I thought it was my fuel pump but i can hear it run when I turn on the switch. I need to check all the hoses. Am I on the right track? I'm new with vw 's especially vanago...

34 views with 3 answers (last answer 4 days ago)
Teac
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I Have A 1982 Vw Vanagon Fuel Injected Engine That, Will Not Start After It...

This van set for years we have changed most parts , runs great till it warms up and if you shut it down it will not start , leave it till the next day and it will start up first try , changed air co...

BajaCruz
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87 Vanagon Leaking Fluids

I brought drove my 87 Vanagon from central California to central oregon about three weeks ago just before the last snow storm. It sat and froze for a week. After the though and when it was warm en...

16 views with 2 answers (last answer 2 weeks ago)
BajaCruz
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How To Thaw A Cold Weather Frozen 87' Vw Vanagon Engine

Recently I traveled from California's central coast to Oregon and ran into a massive winter storm. My Vanagon is now stranded with frozen water boxes, lines, and hoses. What's my first step in ma...

22 views with 3 answers (last answer about a month ago)
vandito
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My 8amp Fuse #12 For The Horn Continues To Burn Out. Ideas Why?

I replaced the headlights recently to higher luminosity, which required upping the fuse amperage. Would this have an affect on the horn? Should I up the fuse amp on the horn to 16amp?

20 views with 1 answer (last answer about a month ago)
vandito
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My 8amp Fuse #12 For The Horn Continues To Burn Out. Ideas Why?

I replaced the headlights recently to higher luminosity, which required upping the fuse amperage. Would this have an affect on the horn? Should I up the fuse amp on the horn to 16amp?

10 views with 1 answer (last answer about a month ago)
harvola1
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My 1985 Westy Is Great Except For It Randomly Doesn't Start.

It sounds like it's not getting spark, fuel or oxygen. the mechanics at the old volks home are baffled. It's a random thing, but once it doesn't start, i have to wait 2-3 hours before it might start...

38 views with 1 answer (last answer 3 months ago)
Chrismb
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87 Vanagon Heater Wont Shut Off Completely

when the heater controls are "off" position, heat still enters cab. what is the fix?

39 views with 4 answers (last answer 4 months ago)
fallingriver0304
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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

43 views with 1 answer (last answer 4 months ago)
vwguatemala
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Why Is It Hard To Put In First Gear?

I can put my 87 Westy into any gear but first

vstottman
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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,...

25 views with 2 answers (last answer 5 months ago)
wwubbly
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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" ...

45 views with 2 answers (last answer 5 months ago)
cuddlebug
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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?.

38 views with 2 answers (last answer 6 months ago)
cuddlebug
5

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.

35 views with 1 answer (last answer 6 months ago)
Tswrims
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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...

175 views with 20 answers (last answer 6 months ago)
eliasp
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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

63 views with 2 answers (last answer 7 months ago)
quirkywords
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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...

50 views with 4 answers (last answer 7 months ago)
Cliff Powell
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Warning Light Batt

18 views with 1 answer (last answer 7 months ago)
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