Volkswagen Transporter (1979 - 1982)
Complete coverage for your vehicle
Written from hands-on experience gained from the complete strip-down and rebuild of a Volkswagen Transporter, Haynes can help you understand, care for and repair your Volkswagen Transporter. 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 can help maintain its resale value, save you money, and make it safer to drive.
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VW Transporter air-cooled flat-four 1.6L (1584cc) (1979 - 1982)
VW Transporter air-cooled flat-four 2.0L (1970cc) (1979 - 1982)
Does NOT cover alternative body or camper conversions produced by specialist manufacturers. Does NOT cover water-cooled engines.
The Volkswagen Type 2 (T3), also known as the T25, or Vanagon in the United States, was one of the last new Volkswagen platforms to use an air-cooled engine. The Volkswagen air-cooled engine was succeeded by a water-cooled boxer engine (still rear-mounted) in 1983. Our Volkswagen Transporter manual will show you how to service and repair your vehicle with confidence.