Volkswagen Vanagon Repair and Maintenance
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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.
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.
This is very intermittant, but I have been stranded numerous times while driving. the car feels odd, and begins to lurch like it is choking then eventually stalls. If I park and wait about 25 min it will usually start up. I have to really crank the ignition when that happens. Most of the time it...