Volkswagen Vanagon Repair Manual: 1980-1991 contains comprehensive repair information for T3 platform Vanagon models. It's heavily illustrated with high quality photographs and drawings, and covers routine maintenance and service work, including information on maintenance and repair of water-cooled engines and of Westfalia camper models.
This Vanagon manual includes a special appendix section covering routine maintenance such as changing the oil, replacing light bulbs, or replacing the diesel fuel filter. Also included are maintenance tables and fluid and lubricant specifications and capacities.
● 1.6L diesel (engine code: CS)
● 1.9L water-cooled Digijet (engine code: DH)
● 2.0L air-cooled (engine code: CV)
● 2.1L water-cooled Digifant (engine code: MV)
● 3-speed automatic (rear wheel drive)
● 4-speed manual (rear wheel drive)
● 5-speed manual (rear wheel drive)
● 5-speed manual Syncro (four wheel drive)
Table of contents:
VIN, Engine No.
Transmission No., manual
Transmission No., automatic
Lifting car with floor jack/hoist
Cylinder Heads/Valve Drive
Fuel Injection—Diesel System
Fuel Injection—Air-cooled AFC
Fuel Injection—Water-cooled Digifant & Digijet
Exhaust System/Emission Controls
Electrical—Battery, Starter, Alternator
● Clutch Transmission
Manual Transmission—Controls, Assembly
Case, Gears, Shafts
Automatic Transmission—Controls, Assembly
Case, Gears, Shafts
● Suspension, Brakes, Steering
Front Wheel Suspension—Shafts and Axle
Rear Wheel Suspension—Shafts and Axle
Wheels, Tyres, Wheel Alignment
● Body Heater
Doors - Front
Glass, Window Regulators
Body Accessories, Exterior
Seat Belt System
Trim - Interior
Body - Seat Upholstery
Camper - Interior Panels, Roof
Cabinets, Water Tank, Refrigerator
Windshield Wiper and Washer
General information on Repair Manuals
Please note that workshop manuals are usually written for models sold in a specific country.
Differences in specification can exist between models sold in different countries and items such as engines can vary.
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