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  Topic: Adding a thermostat to the Dometic fridge for 12v operation
vwdriverfoundvw

Replies: 5
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PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Mon Nov 02, 2020 1:15 pm   Subject: Re: Adding a thermostat to the Dometic fridge for 12v operation
Yes, I actually modified it so I can run it off of the Aux, (charged by solar), so that I do not need to use propane except for cooking. I am hoping that by having it cycle off, I can save energy and ...
  Topic: Adding a thermostat to the Dometic fridge for 12v operation
vwdriverfoundvw

Replies: 5
Views: 138

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Mon Nov 02, 2020 10:39 am   Subject: Adding a thermostat to the Dometic fridge for 12v operation
Has anyone added a 12v thermostat/ temp controller to the dometic fridge? I believe that the fridge runs continuously on 12v which drains a battery fast. A 12v temp controller could be used to switch ...
  Topic: Early vanagon (82) slider will not stay unlocked
vwdriverfoundvw

Replies: 1
Views: 90

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Fri Oct 16, 2020 11:00 am   Subject: Early vanagon (82) slider will not stay unlocked
The lock on my slider will not stay unlocked. Does anyone know if there is a missing spring or something that would keep the little lever up? I have removed the assembly but it looks like it is not a ...
  Topic: Rust repair in Bay Area, CA
vwdriverfoundvw

Replies: 8
Views: 473

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Thu Oct 01, 2020 2:46 pm   Subject: Rust repair in Bay Area, CA
Can anyone recommend a body shop that can do rust repair in the bay area or nor cal? My 82 Westy has some rust on the rear and side window sills that may require some new metal. Every body shop I have ...
  Topic: AAZ swap California Registration
vwdriverfoundvw

Replies: 11
Views: 414

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Thu Sep 03, 2020 9:43 am   Subject: Re: AAZ swap California Registration
OOF.

This is turning out to be no fun. I bought this thing to learn about diesels, run renewable fuels, and not have to deal with Smog rules. Now I'm dealing with it in the worst way. Mad

Acco ...
  Topic: AAZ swap California Registration
vwdriverfoundvw

Replies: 11
Views: 414

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Tue Sep 01, 2020 2:53 pm   Subject: Re: AAZ swap California Registration
Here's what I got when I searched it Sad :

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  Topic: AAZ swap California Registration
vwdriverfoundvw

Replies: 11
Views: 414

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Tue Sep 01, 2020 1:26 pm   Subject: Re: AAZ swap California Registration
Thanks Erst.

I have been talking to a BAR referee. He says I will need to configure the engine as if it were a 96 in order to have it cleared. I hope I didn't open up a can of worms by talking to t ...
  Topic: AAZ swap California Registration
vwdriverfoundvw

Replies: 11
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PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Mon Aug 31, 2020 1:25 pm   Subject: AAZ swap California Registration
Hello,

The engine in my van was swapped to an 1.9TD AAZ in 2008 by a previous owner. I just received a smog test notification. It was never registered with the referee system. I'm not sure how it ...
  Topic: Causes of rear brake pulsing besides warped drum?
vwdriverfoundvw

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PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Wed Aug 12, 2020 9:08 pm   Subject: Re: Causes of rear brake pulsing besides warped drum?
I too have a pulse i've been chasing. replaced front disks and calipers. Replaced drums in the back. replaced the master cylinder, and still a small pulse. Could the proportioning valve be doing somet ...
  Topic: Play/clicking sound at rear axle
vwdriverfoundvw

Replies: 7
Views: 192

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Wed Aug 12, 2020 8:53 pm   Subject: Re: Play/clicking sound at rear axle
Forgot to add, I have done the CV joint rebuild a couple times on my old 72 Bay window westy. Someone called it a right of passage for a VW. I agree.
  Topic: Play/clicking sound at rear axle
vwdriverfoundvw

Replies: 7
Views: 192

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Wed Aug 12, 2020 8:44 pm   Subject: Re: Play/clicking sound at rear axle
Thanks guys. I'll take a look at the CVs. Any reccomendations on replacements?

If i do wheel bearings, i'll have a shop do them for sure.
  Topic: Play/clicking sound at rear axle
vwdriverfoundvw

Replies: 7
Views: 192

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Wed Aug 12, 2020 5:41 pm   Subject: Play/clicking sound at rear axle
On a recent road trip I started hearing a clicking sound from the left rear wheel. This sound only apears to happen when climbing a grade and comes and goes depending on which way the bus is turning. ...
  Topic: 1.9l TD AAZ Timing belt tensioner pulley broke off
vwdriverfoundvw

Replies: 19
Views: 902

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Fri Aug 03, 2018 2:34 pm   Subject: Re: 1.9l TD AAZ Timing belt tensioner pulley broke off
Update. I have disassembled to the point of having the head off and removing the valves.

There are witness marks on pistons but none look horrible to me.

The exhaust valve of piston 4 was stuc ...
  Topic: 1.9l TD AAZ Timing belt tensioner pulley broke off
vwdriverfoundvw

Replies: 19
Views: 902

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Tue Jul 24, 2018 6:21 pm   Subject: Re: 1.9l TD AAZ Timing belt tensioner pulley broke off
Thanks for all the replies. Lots of good info. I'm also on vwdiesel.net forum and love all the support of this comunity.

This is my first real experience with this engine. Coming from an aircooled ...
  Topic: 1.9l TD AAZ Timing belt tensioner pulley broke off
vwdriverfoundvw

Replies: 19
Views: 902

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Mon Jul 23, 2018 8:59 pm   Subject: 1.9l TD AAZ Timing belt tensioner pulley broke off
Hello,

I took my van for a drive yesterday and the engine suddenly shut down. After being towed home and some troubleshooting, it looks like the timing belt tensioner pulley bolt has sheared right ...
  Topic: Heater core valve stuck open
vwdriverfoundvw

Replies: 17
Views: 1136

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Thu May 03, 2018 11:44 am   Subject: Re: Heater core valve stuck open
Also, I have tried moving the lever on the valve itself manually. It did seem a little sticky at first but now it moves smoothly and still seems to let some water through.
  Topic: Heater core valve stuck open
vwdriverfoundvw

Replies: 17
Views: 1136

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Thu May 03, 2018 11:38 am   Subject: Heater core valve stuck open
My heater core valve seems to not close all the way. I always get some warm air coming out when the engine warms up. This makes summer time driving miserable. Does anyone know where I can get a replac ...
  Topic: aaz diesel fuel leak
vwdriverfoundvw

Replies: 3
Views: 150

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Wed Apr 18, 2018 9:13 pm   Subject: Re: aaz diesel fuel leak
Well, that bad news doesn't sound great. I'm going to try and replace the seal first and see what happens. Does anyone know where to source one?
  Topic: aaz diesel fuel leak
vwdriverfoundvw

Replies: 3
Views: 150

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Tue Apr 17, 2018 6:48 pm   Subject: Re: aaz diesel fuel leak
Also, does anyone know which pump i have? I am new to this engine and have been trying to gather as much literature as I can about it but I have nothing about the injection pump.
  Topic: aaz diesel fuel leak
vwdriverfoundvw

Replies: 3
Views: 150

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Tue Apr 17, 2018 6:23 pm   Subject: aaz diesel fuel leak
I have an aaz in my 90 westy. I recently noticed a fuel leak. I think I've tracked it down to the area shown. is this the EGR? There seems to be some play in and out where that pivot goes into the bod ...
 
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