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PostPosted: Tue Jul 17, 2012 6:57 pm    Post subject: 71 Campmobile - question Reply with quote

Does anyone know if you can switch out the pop top with the hammock on a 71 Campmobile, for one with the double bed?

Not sure if there is a size difference or not? Just need the extra space for a growing family.
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PostPosted: Tue Jul 17, 2012 7:51 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

http://www.thesamba.com/vw/forum/viewtopic.php?t=275900&highlight=continental+bed

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PostPosted: Sun Jul 16, 2017 2:58 pm    Post subject: Re: 71 Campmobile - question Reply with quote

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I seem to have a fuel leak just under my gas heater in our 71 campmobile. Is that my fuel filter just under the heater in this photo?
I am getting a steady drip of gas from the end of that wing nut and looking for some advice on how to fix it.

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PostPosted: Sun Jul 16, 2017 4:24 pm    Post subject: Re: 71 Campmobile - question Reply with quote

I think that is the fuel filter for the gas heater. The fuel pump for the heater is on top.
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PostPosted: Sun Jul 16, 2017 4:51 pm    Post subject: Re: 71 Campmobile - question Reply with quote

Stop driving it until fixed.

Once you have identified the make of the heater , ask the mods to split your topic into anew thread on servicing your heater fuel supply
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PostPosted: Sun Jul 16, 2017 5:09 pm    Post subject: Re: 71 Campmobile - question Reply with quote

Try tightening the wing nut, if that fails you'll have to dismantle the strainer and replace the gasket. To do that you'll probably have to drain the fuel tank unless you have a hose pincher, it's probably time for all new rubber lines anyways.
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PostPosted: Mon Jul 17, 2017 12:45 pm    Post subject: Re: 71 Campmobile - question Reply with quote

That is an early BN4 heater and yes, that is your fuel filter. You can pinch the line to the heater from underneath. Above the transaxle you will see the fuel tank hose hookup. Likely there is a "Y" there and you can pinch it off with a set of vice grips or similar. Take the filter apart and replace the gasket, making sure to use something fuel and/or ethanol proof.

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