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  Topic: My van is "horny", help.
freakmonk

Replies: 7
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PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sun Feb 20, 2011 2:03 pm   Subject: My van is "horny", help.
Hi, a while back I decided to spray some Lysol throughout the interior of my 90 Maroon Vanagon GL to soften that musty odor. It smelled great afterwards but for some strange reason, when I started he ...
  Topic: 90 Vanagon GL starts intermittently
freakmonk

Replies: 9
Views: 1184

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Thu Feb 17, 2011 3:39 pm   Subject: 90 Vanagon GL starts intermittently
just sanded the contacts a bit and shes starting like a charm, thanks everybody
  Topic: Automatic backup light / safety switch - a tutorial w/pics!!
freakmonk

Replies: 29
Views: 15960

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Thu Feb 17, 2011 12:43 pm   Subject: Automatic backup light / safety switch - a tutorial w/pics!!
Thanks Deprivation for the info. I've been having a problem starting my 90 auto gl. I noticed when I wiggle the shifter or move it forcefully into park it would start. I just removed the housing and ...
  Topic: 90 Vanagon GL starts intermittently
freakmonk

Replies: 9
Views: 1184

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Wed Feb 16, 2011 4:31 pm   Subject: 90 Vanagon GL starts intermittently
Had the same issue with my automatic 91. It too was the neutral safety switch.

Here is a link with some photos.

http://www.thesamba.com/vw/forum/viewtopic.php?t=409658&highlight=automatic+ne ...
  Topic: 90 Vanagon GL starts intermittently
freakmonk

Replies: 9
Views: 1184

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Wed Feb 16, 2011 1:47 pm   Subject: 90 Vanagon GL starts intermittently
There is a switch in the shifter console in automatics that will not allow you to start in gear.
Test that switch...it may be going bad.

Ive noticed when I wiggle the shifter in park it will start ...
  Topic: 90 Vanagon GL starts intermittently
freakmonk

Replies: 9
Views: 1184

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Wed Feb 16, 2011 11:04 am   Subject: 90 Vanagon GL starts intermittently
Hello, my problem is that It takes an avg. of ten turns of the key in the ignition to start the engine. Its an automatic. Any ideas of what my problem is? Thanks
 
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