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Volkswagen Rabbit Pickup Gas (1980 - 1983)

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Complete coverage for your vehicle

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

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Volkswagen Scirocco (1975 - 1988)
Volkswagen Rabbit (1975 - 1984)
Volkswagen Rabbit Convertible (1980 - 1983)
Volkswagen Rabbit Pickup (1980 - 1983)
Volkswagen Jetta (1980 - 1992)
Volkswagen Golf (1985 - 1992)
Volkswagen Cabriolet (1985 - 1992)

PLEASE NOTE that this manual is intended for vehicles built to US specifications and do not cover diesel models unless specifically stated. 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: 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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