1990 Volkswagen Vanagon Repair and Maintenance
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1990 Volkswagen Vanagon ProblemsEngine Overheating Due to Coolant Loss
Leaking cylinder head O-rings and/or porous cylinder heads can cause coolant loss and engine overheating. A porous cylinder will require replacement.
Aging plastic components in the cooling system—including the connecting pipes to the radiator—can fail unexpectedly.
1990 Volkswagen Vanagon QuestionsWhy do I get a Rattling noise from transmission when i release the clutch. (1 answer)
When i release the clutch, at idle, after i drove a bit, there is rattling noise happening. It is not happening first start in the morning, nor after short distances. Its happening after a 15 minutes drive though and more and more. It goes from subtle to clear rattling. Its almost scary at some...
there is noise only when the clutch pedal is pressed.
Vehicle had been sitting for a few weeks. Started it up, put it in reverse, gave it some gas - felt like something was bound up - vehicle not moving??? check e-brake - off. Gradually/slowly gave it more gas - BOOM! It broke loose and now no brakes! Checked under the vehicle - no fluid on the driv...