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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?

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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...

27 views with 3 answers (last answer 2 weeks 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

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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...

43 views with 4 answers (last answer 2 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) ...

37 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.

26 views with 2 answers (last answer 3 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...

102 views with 3 answers (last answer 4 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...

42 views with 1 answer (last answer 2 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...

65 views with 2 answers (last answer 4 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...

57 views with 3 answers (last answer 4 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 5 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?

16 views with 1 answer (last answer 5 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...

48 views with 1 answer (last answer 7 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?

54 views with 4 answers (last answer 8 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

67 views with 1 answer (last answer 8 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" ...

52 views with 2 answers (last answer 9 months ago)
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,...

33 views with 2 answers (last answer 9 months 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.

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