1990 Volkswagen Vanagon Repair and Maintenance
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1990 Volkswagen Vanagon ProblemsLeaking Cylinder Head O-rings/Porous Cylinder Heads May Cause Overheating
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 Questionswhen I press the clutch pedal there is noise, what is wrong with the clutch? (1 answer)
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...
I am chasing a possible vaccum leak/air flow or fuel problem on my 1985 VW Vanagon. The problem started with some uphill sputters in second/third gear. Now when I give throttle the problem exists at certain RPM? The engine idles then seems to get to much air or a gas flow issues. I am not familia...