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Volkswagen Vanagon Repair and Maintenance Costs

A guide to repairs, service, and maintenance costs for your Volkswagen Vanagon

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The national average repair and maintenance cost for a Volkswagen Vanagon is between $565 and $691 per year. Repair and maintenance costs vary depending on age, mileage, location and service provider.

Repair Cost Index Score
38
Volkswagen Vanagon
scores in the least expensive range of all car models for average repair and maintenance costs
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$628
Annual Repair Cost
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Extensive transmission damage can occur in some of the automatic transmission models when the transmission oil cooler fails and allows coolant to mix with the automatic transmission fluid.
Reverse gear failures and noise in the manual transmission models are common.
Air flow, oxygen, and coolant sensor failure is common.
When i release the clutch, at idle, after i drove a bit, there is rattling noise happening. It is...
there is noise only when the clutch pedal is pressed.
This is very intermittant, but I have been stranded numerous times while driving. the car feels o...
THE PLASTIC MATERIAL OF THE CENTER AIR FLOW DUCT, WHICH IS FASTENED BY TWO MOUNTING SCREWS TO THE...
THE FUEL HOSE ATTACHED TO THE FUEL DISTRIBUTION RAIL ON THE ENGINE MAY SHRINK BEYOND THE CLAMP FO...
Overall Score (4 Reviews)
August 14, 2011
1990 Volkswagen Vanagon
Van does not run. Injectors are not functioning properly. Does run if ether or gas is sprayed into air intake. Not sure the problem.
December 09, 2008
1991 Volkswagen Vanagon
My family loves this Vanagon. We go camping all over the west coast and it suits all our needs. We have almost 200,000 miles on her, and the kids are getting older so we may need to get another veh...
November 06, 2008
1991 Volkswagen Vanagon
My VW Vanagon had to have the cylinder heads replaced and the water pump too. The cylinder heads were pitted and leaking coolant, very expensive repair! Other than those problems it's been reliable...