My VW Westy vanagon has been sitting for several years. What repairs can I expect to get it running again? New Battery, Plugs, Wires, Air and fuel filter.
If there was any gas in it you will need to remove it and hope the fuel pump is still good. Oil change with new filter, transmission fluid and filter change, not sure how good the tires are. I would also check and replace any and all vacuum lines Good Luck with her JamesLeon answered 4 years ago. Same as joemom lists, but add to this complete brake system flush with new brake fluid, new brake hoses; flush-out cooling system and add new VW-approved coolant; replace all the rubber fuel lines because they had ethanol-gas in them when it was parked and are not rotten.
Once running, have a radiator shop pressure-test the cooling system, as other rubber coolant hoses May be cracked and leaking puddles in your parking spot. Tighten all the hose clamps in the cooling system; this may stop minor drips and prevent replacing coolant hoses which are otherwise OK. Sorry for not catching the typo before posting. Ethanol-gas rots rubber fuel hose, thus the previous answer should state:. Replace with ethanol-resistant hose a Goodyear Product.
After warming up my Vanagon, I will drive for a bit. When I go to take, the oil light will come on. When I stop, put it into gear, and then accelerate, the light will go off. Recently I traveled from California's central coast to Oregon and ran into a massive winter storm. My Vanagon is now stranded with frozen water boxes, lines, and hoses. What's my first step in ma Apparently there is a leak in the area of the radiator and I'm not sure if it's the radiator or one of the hoses. What is t I am replacing head gaskets on a VW Vanagon with a complete gasket set including the tube seals.
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