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Volkswagen Beetle (1954 - 1979)

Complete coverage for your vehicle

Written from hands-on experience gained from the complete strip-down and rebuild of a Volkswagen Beetle, Haynes can help you understand, care for and repair your Volkswagen Beetle. We do it ourselves to help you do-it-yourself, and whatever your mechanical ability, the practical step-by-step explanations, linked to over 900 photos, will help you get the job done right. Regular servicing and maintenance of your Volkswagen Beetle can help maintain its resale value, save you money, and make it safer to drive.

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What's covered

What's covered: 

VW Beetle & Karmann Ghia 1954-1979
Rear wheel drive

Series –

Beetle 1954-1979
Beetle Super Bug
Karmann Ghia 1956-1975

Body – Sedan
Engine –

Petrol: 1200cc, 1300cc, 1500cc, 1600cc carburettor, 1600cc fuel injected - (Engine codes 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, FO, HO, H5, B, AE, AH, AK, AF, AJ, AS). 
Including dual port engines, manual-transmission and automatic transmission

PLEASE NOTE that this manual is intended for vehicles built to US specifications. Although it is useful when the products or systems are similar to those in other markets, there may still be significant differences, especially in areas concerned with safety and emission control.

Table of contents

Chapter 1: Tune-up and routine maintenance
Chapter 2: Engine
Chapter 3: Cooling and heating systems
Chapter 4: Fuel and exhaust systems
Chapter 5: Engine electrical systems
Chapter 6: Emissions control systems
Chapter 7: Part A: Manual transaxle
Chapter 7: Part B: Automatic stick shift
Chapter 8: Clutch and driveline
Chapter 9: Brakes
Chapter 10: Suspension and steering systems
Chapter 11: Body
Chapter 12: Chassis electrical system
Wiring diagrams

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