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Volkswagen Transporter 1700cc-2000cc (1972 - 1979)


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Written from hands-on experience gained from the complete strip-down and rebuild of a Volkswagen Transporter 1700cc-2000cc, Haynes can help you understand, care for and repair your Volkswagen Transporter 1700cc-2000cc. 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 Transporter 1700cc-2000cc can help maintain its resale value, save you money, and make it safer to drive.

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VW 1700/1800/2000 Transporter Haynes Repair Manual for 1972 thru 1979 models with 102.5 cu in, 109.5 cu in and 120.2 cu in engines

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

Introduction and routine maintenance
Chapter 1: Engine
Chapter 2: Carburation; fuel and emission control systems
Chapter 3: Ignition system
Chapter 4: Clutch
Chapter 5: Manual transmission and final drive
Chapter 6: Automatic transmission
Chapter 7: Rear suspension, wheel bearings and driveshafts
Chapter 8: Braking system, wheels and tires
Chapter 9: Electrical system I: charging and starting systems
Chapter 10: Electrical system II: lighting system, facia board, electrical accessories and wiring diagrams
Chapter 11: Front suspension and steering
Chapter 12: Body and fittings

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The 1700cc version introduced in 1972 with automatic or maunal transmission was follows in 1974 by the 1800cc engine version. this will cruise happily all day long in te upper 70mph bracket, if you can find a road to do it on, and then turn off and tackle rough ground just as cheerfully. Even the best vehicles wear out or suffer accidents sometimes and should this happen it is hoped that the owner may be helped in his descision of what to do by "getting ou the book". At Haynes, we have an extensive range of Volksagen repair manuals and online maintenance procedures available for professional mechanics and DIY car enthusiasts. Our Vokswagen Transporter repair manual makes the ideal companion when you’re undertaking maintenance or repairs on your car.