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Volkswagen Rabbit Convertible Gas (1980 - 1983)

VW Rabbit Convertible Gas

Complete coverage for your vehicle

Written from hands-on experience gained from the complete strip-down and rebuild of a Volkswagen Rabbit Convertible Gas, Haynes can help you understand, care for and repair your Volkswagen Rabbit Convertible Gas. 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 Rabbit Convertible Gas can help maintain its resale value, save you money, and make it safer to drive.

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Volkswagen Haynes Repair Manual Online for VW Rabbit with gas engine ('75-'84), Rabbit convertible ('80-'84), Golf ('85-'92), Jetta with gas engine ('80-'92), Scirocco ('75-'88), Cabriolet ('85-'92), and Pick-up with gas engine ('80-'83)

Table of contents

Introduction
Chapter 1: Tune-up and routine maintenance
Chapter 2: Part A: Engine
Chapter 2: Part B: General engine overhaul procedures
Chapter 3: Cooling, heating and air conditioning 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 transaxle
Chapter 8: Clutch and driveaxles
Chapter 9: Brakes
Chapter 10: Suspension and steering systems
Chapter 11: Body
Chapter 12: Chassis electrical system
Wiring Diagrams

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Part number: 
AU96016
Language: 
English

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  • Troubleshooting section – quickly find the cause of a problem
  • Colour wiring diagrams help track problems quickly and easily
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  • Dictionary of automotive terms
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  • Conversion calculator – imperial and metric units

About

The Volkswagen Rabbit was launched in 1974 as a long-overdue front-wheel-drive replacement for the Volkswagen Beetle. Initially, engines ranged from a gasoline 1.1-liter four-cylinder up to a 74hp 1.6, although the subsequent GTI model had a 108hp 1.6 fitted. The car continued largely unaltered until a facelift in 1980 that gave it larger tail lights, black plastic bumpers and rectangular headlights. Haynes has an extensive range of Volkswagen repair manuals and online maintenance procedures available for professional mechanics and DIY car enthusiasts. The Haynes VW Rabbit repair manual is here to help you through every stage of servicing or fixing your car.