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  Topic: evap canister removal
JMB3

Replies: 3
Views: 336

PostForum: Eurovan   Posted: Thu Aug 13, 2020 1:48 pm   Subject: Re: evap canister removal
On my 1997, the outboard end of the strap is just a right-angle bend, like yours. I found that if I grasped the strap with some curved needle-nose and gave the strap a bit of a twist while pushing in ...
  Topic: '97 auto trans won't shift out of Park- whazzup?
JMB3

Replies: 12
Views: 881

PostForum: Eurovan   Posted: Wed Dec 04, 2019 12:28 pm   Subject: Re: '97 auto trans won't shift out of Park- whazzup?
is this a simple DIY for a non mechanic or should I go to the shop?
This article doesn't discuss the brake light switch, but instead addresses the cruise control switch that sits right next to it. Ma ...
  Topic: First Oil Change '01 EV: What happened to the last filter?
JMB3

Replies: 15
Views: 1554

PostForum: Eurovan   Posted: Tue Dec 18, 2018 9:09 pm   Subject: Re: First Oil Change '01 EV: What happened to the last filter?
It would be helpful if you would provide a photo of the inside of your plastic cap. Back in November of 2015 there was a thread 'Oil Filter Pleats Crushed' on the ev_update list. The OP provided this ...
  Topic: shifting weird after full trans rebuild. thoughts and opinions?
JMB3

Replies: 7
Views: 480

PostForum: Eurovan   Posted: Tue Nov 27, 2018 11:27 pm   Subject: Re: shifting weird after full trans rebuild. thoughts and opinions?
I think the biggest potential contributor to a sense of hard shifting is a worn out pendulum mount. Right now I have a Febi 37099 bushing pressed into my original metal pendulum mount and shifting is ...
  Topic: How to remove stove grate?
JMB3

Replies: 3
Views: 169

PostForum: Eurovan   Posted: Mon Nov 19, 2018 11:01 pm   Subject: Re: How to remove stove grate?
Hello,

Searched the internet, etc. and could find nothing as to how to remove the grate on the stove to clean (though I did find a lot of posts/articles on removing the grate on the earlier Vanagon ...
  Topic: Washer fluid stopped shooting
JMB3

Replies: 3
Views: 264

PostForum: Eurovan   Posted: Wed Oct 31, 2018 1:41 pm   Subject: Re: Washer fluid stopped shooting
Probably the most common cause:

https://vweurovan.wikia.com/wiki/Front_windshield_washer_nozzle_grommets
  Topic: 2001 Weekender Front Heater Core & Timing Belt - Separate Jobs?
JMB3

Replies: 4
Views: 144

PostForum: Eurovan   Posted: Wed Aug 08, 2018 6:07 pm   Subject: Re: 2001 Weekender Front Heater Core & Timing Belt - Separate Jobs?
There is no timing belt on that engine. It has timing chains instead. Maybe you mean the serpentine belt.
  Topic: Today Is National Differential Fluid Day!
JMB3

Replies: 2
Views: 228

PostForum: Eurovan   Posted: Tue Jul 31, 2018 4:54 pm   Subject: Re: Today Is National Differential Fluid Day!
I looked at mine today because I was under there for some other stuff. At 130,000 miles it was full and looked OK. I was able to suck out only about .5 liter with a MityVac. At least I was able to cle ...
  Topic: Eurovan pop-top shocks?
JMB3

Replies: 20
Views: 5283

PostForum: Eurovan   Posted: Sat Jul 28, 2018 12:35 pm   Subject: Re: Eurovan pop-top shocks?
I've always wrapped the strap around the whole strut. Then the danger is that one of the ends will pop out. Here I was replacing the pop top itself (on an EVC), not the strut.
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  Topic: Eurovan pop-top shocks?
JMB3

Replies: 20
Views: 5283

PostForum: Eurovan   Posted: Fri Jul 27, 2018 8:17 pm   Subject: Re: Eurovan pop-top shocks?
I just bought a set of GW pop top struts for my '01 Weekender and I'm having a helluva difficult time getting them to depress enough to fit into place. I'm wondering if I need to loosen the lower par ...
  Topic: Clean water drain cap
JMB3

Replies: 2
Views: 127

PostForum: Eurovan   Posted: Wed Jul 18, 2018 9:29 am   Subject: Re: Clean water drain cap
Anyone know where to source a replacement clean water drain cap for a 1993 eurovan westfalia? I'm 3 days into a road trip and kine is cracked and won't hold water. Does the 34mm or 35mm replacement ...
  Topic: 1999 VR6 Eurovan battery replaced> problems
JMB3

Replies: 11
Views: 958

PostForum: Eurovan   Posted: Mon Jul 02, 2018 10:18 am   Subject: Re: 1999 VR6 Eurovan battery replaced> problems
Regarding the strip fuses, I have the one on the side as Secondary Air Injection Pump in the wiki

https://vweurovan.wikia.com/wiki/Category:Strip_Fuses

The ABS module on my '97 looks different ...
  Topic: Intermittent beeping noise
JMB3

Replies: 6
Views: 264

PostForum: Eurovan   Posted: Tue Jun 19, 2018 10:49 am   Subject: Re: Intermittent beeping noise
According to a quick search, Blueant wireless speakers will do that http://www.toyotanation.com/forum/149-corolla-10th-gen-2nd-gen-matrix-general-discussion-forum/610257-annoying-beep-exactly-every-30 ...
  Topic: Switch by outlet ???
JMB3

Replies: 3
Views: 173

PostForum: Eurovan   Posted: Mon Jun 18, 2018 11:11 am   Subject: Re: Switch by outlet ???
There's a similar photo in this thread http://www.vwt4forum.co.uk/showthread.php?t=211254

It's a shame Westfalia doesn't provide an archive of operator's manuals.
  Topic: EVan Winnebago top seems latched but pass side not flush to roof
JMB3

Replies: 3
Views: 172

PostForum: Eurovan   Posted: Mon Jun 11, 2018 7:25 am   Subject: Re: HELP!! EVan Winnebago top latch pass is high- water entering
Each latch is like a car door. There should be two clicks. On the first click, the latch is loosely latched, just like a car door that isn't closed all the way. On the second click, it's securely latc ...
  Topic: Help identifying ABS control module
JMB3

Replies: 13
Views: 3081

PostForum: Eurovan   Posted: Tue Apr 10, 2018 12:01 pm   Subject: Re: Help identifying ABS control module
Thanks JMB3, thatís not what Iím searching for. As I understand, that is the hydraulic distribution block and itís attendant solenoid pack, there is a digital control unit to run that - somewhere in t ...
  Topic: Help identifying ABS control module
JMB3

Replies: 13
Views: 3081

PostForum: Eurovan   Posted: Sun Apr 08, 2018 5:54 pm   Subject: Re: Help identifying ABS control module
I have searched all over on the internet and have not been able to discover where this ABS / ESP control module is located in the 2002 Eurovan?
Can anyone point me to it?
Many thanks.
If you look a ...
  Topic: Rear window washer fluid connection
JMB3

Replies: 6
Views: 530

PostForum: Eurovan   Posted: Sun Apr 08, 2018 10:30 am   Subject: Re: Rear window washer fluid connection
I got started on a wiki page and added photos of where I think the connection is on my '97. Please contribute if you figure out how to get in there.
http://vweurovan.wikia.com/wiki/Rear_Windshield_Wa ...
  Topic: How much 'electronics' in '97 key- I need a second copy
JMB3

Replies: 2
Views: 223

PostForum: Eurovan   Posted: Mon Mar 26, 2018 7:59 pm   Subject: Re: How much 'electronics' in '97 key- I need a second copy
On a 1997, an Ilco X139 V35 or Ilco X203 V37 key blank will work. No chip.
  Topic: What is the wheezing vacuum leak sound from brake pedal switch?
JMB3

Replies: 3
Views: 254

PostForum: Eurovan   Posted: Sun Mar 25, 2018 11:10 pm   Subject: Re: What is the wheezing vacuum leak sound from brake pedal switch?
Iím on a road trip and when coasting down hill, foot off the accelerator, we occasionally hear a whistle wheezing sound from the switch on the brake pedal. It will last a few seconds and/or it stops i ...
 
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