Volkswagen Vanagon Questions Maintenance & Repair

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nicholesnewlife
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Why Won't My Clutch Engage?

1981 VW Vanagon has had the following issues in last 2 weeks: Replaced points & Distributor condenser, coil, starter connectors, fuel filter. finally got it running, went to take test drive-Clutch ...

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guygodin
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Change Points,coil,rotor Plugs Still Wont Start

WONT START

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guygodin
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1980 Vanagon. Change The Points,coil,plugs Rotor Ect Stilkl Wont Start

wont start

hughlawton
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1985 Vw Vanagon Needs To Idle For 10-15 Minutes To Heat Up The Transmission...

1985 VW Vanagon needs to idle for 10-15 minutes to heat up the transmission fluid before it goes into gear. Reverse works immediately, any forward gear needs to wait. Any helpful ideas?

17 views with 2 answers (last answer about a month ago)
Barb1213
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Does My 1986 Vw Westfalia Have An Interference Engine?

My friend has a 1993 vw vanagaon and needs a new engine because her timing belt went out and caused problems with her pistons. She was told she has an interference engine. I have a 1986 vw Westfalia...

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nosher
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How Do You Adjust 1984 1.9l Engine Throttle Position Switch

50 views with 1 answer (last answer 2 months ago)
RonPW
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Do's The Push Rod Tubes Need To Be Replaced On A 1987 Vw Vanagon?

I am replacing head gaskets on a 1987 VW Vanagon with a complete gasket set including the tube seals

20 views with 2 answers (last answer about a month ago)
Dave Heckendorn
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I Have A 1981 Vw Vanagon (stock Air Cooled) That Has Been Running Great But...

I haven't worked on VW in the last 30 years, I don't want to remove and replace stuff (parts store is a 12 mile walk to get there.

32 views with 4 answers (last answer 3 months ago)
katycoachswim
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Wiring Diagram Or Tech Advice For Radiator Fan Wiring On 86 Westy Weekender...

This is for a 1986 Westy Weekender, 2.1L auto. Need wiring diagram or help with radiator fan wiring. The connector has 3 wires going in to 3 adjacent spade lugs, but inside the connector boot the two...

46 views with 4 answers (last answer 3 months ago)
JJCrosby
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Just Bought '83 Air Cooled Vanagon L

Where is throttle, which way do you turn it, does engine have to warm or not? '83 air cooled Vanagon L. Just had tune up, & probably lots of stuff that didn't need to be done. Ran great (900+miles) ...

49 views with 1 answer (last answer 4 months ago)
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...

107 views with 3 answers (last answer 5 months ago)
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...

79 views with 2 answers (last answer 5 months 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...

59 views with 3 answers (last answer 6 months 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?

43 views with 1 answer (last answer 7 months 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 7 months 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...

55 views with 1 answer (last answer 8 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?

63 views with 4 answers (last answer 9 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

80 views with 1 answer (last answer 10 months 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...

46 views with 1 answer (last answer 3 months ago)
jimmarquez
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Wiring Schmatic For 1986 Vanagon Vw Gl

NEED TO RPAIR BECAUSE SOMEONE STOLE MY RADIO AND RIPPED OUT THE HARNESS. THANK YOU.

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