My VW 1984 is running slow and having problems going up hill is there anything I can do


Asked by Jun 18, 2014 at 10:28 AM about the 1984 Volkswagen Vanagon Camper Passenger Van

Question type: General

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If there is any skip,s change plugs and wires,if there is no skip may be clooged fuel filter or fuel pump going bad.


I've got a 1983 air cooled vanagon and they are slow going up hills you can put a Porsche flat 6 motor in it ,but I like it all origina andl I'm not in a hurry ,50 mph up hill is good for me

Steve Smith

wants to bog down when you give it gas??? I had this problem on a new rebuilt engine so I was completely lost. Good was the catalytic converter. simple test: take it and the muffler off and go for a drive..... steve

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