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  Topic: My van was stolen in Germany
Kfumer

Replies: 4
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PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Mon Aug 24, 2020 4:14 pm   Subject: My van was stolen in Germany
Hey all, I come with terrible news. My van was stolen last Friday over night on a residential street in the city of Erfurt, Germany.
I understand that this is probably not the place to post, but I'm ...
  Topic: Windshield Wiper Sprayer, Faulty
Kfumer

Replies: 4
Views: 112

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Tue Aug 18, 2020 1:28 pm   Subject: Re: Windshield Wiper Sprayer, Faulty
There are contacts at the base of the switch arm that can be cleaned and tweaked. With a flashlight and a small screw driver blade you can bypass the switch. Before I did that, I would unplug the wash ...
  Topic: Windshield Wiper Sprayer, Faulty
Kfumer

Replies: 4
Views: 112

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Tue Aug 18, 2020 12:08 pm   Subject: Windshield Wiper Sprayer, Faulty
Hey all, I'm hoping for some help with my windshield wiper spray motor wiring. I've searched everywhere but cant seem to find specific information about this issue,
When I pull the level, the wipers ...
  Topic: Glow plug dashboard light
Kfumer

Replies: 5
Views: 264

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Mon Jan 20, 2020 3:42 am   Subject: Re: Glow plug dashboard light
[quote="DanHoug"]the glow plug relay for the 1.6 diesel has 7 contacts, the simple relay you had installed likely has 4. you need to replace it with the correct relay as it contains the te ...
  Topic: Glow plug dashboard light
Kfumer

Replies: 5
Views: 264

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Thu Jan 16, 2020 3:21 am   Subject: Glow plug dashboard light
Good morning everyone!
I'm hoping someone can help me figure out the issue with my glow plug indicator light on the dash. I've taken it to multiple VW oldtimer mechanics and they say that it just is ...
  Topic: Bolt found in my engine...
Kfumer

Replies: 14
Views: 504

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sun May 05, 2019 10:05 am   Subject: Re: Bolt found in my engine...
1.6TD JX code. I've never seen a bolt/spring setup like that on any Vanagon. I assume the mechanic accidentally dropped it in there when they worked on the van.

Thanks for the response Casey,
I w ...
  Topic: Bolt found in my engine...
Kfumer

Replies: 14
Views: 504

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sun May 05, 2019 10:03 am   Subject: Re: Bolt found in my engine...
That looks like a 1.6 Diesel engine.

Did you have your injection pump rebuilt?


Yes the fuel pump was recently rebuilt. The Austrian VW dealership sent it out to someone who did it for them an ...
  Topic: Bolt found in my engine...
Kfumer

Replies: 14
Views: 504

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sun May 05, 2019 9:59 am   Subject: Re: Bolt found in my engine...
My apologies guys, first post and I was not very clear...
Yes the bolt was found on the engine, wedged under the fuel pump.
The engine is a JX, and 1.6 manual Diesel, water-cooled. I'm not very good ...
  Topic: Bolt found in my engine...
Kfumer

Replies: 14
Views: 504

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sun May 05, 2019 7:49 am   Subject: Bolt found in my engine...
Good afternoon everyone, I was hoping for some help identifying a bolt. I noticed oil leaking under the back left of my van and went to inspect the engine to see if I could locate the leak. Instead I ...
 
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