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Odometer isn't working
The odometer would need to be removed and sent out for repair or replacement. The problem is that the entire cluster would need to go to the repair shop to be fixed. I recommend having a mechanic, such as one...
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When driving under 40 mph my car has started to sound like something is stuck in the engine.
Our mobile experts are well-equipped and ready to assist you with your vehicle's concerns. A noise while driving can be several things like a wheel bearing, a worn belt, or some other failing component of the vehicle. It is not...
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Van stalled, now cannot be started - 1991 Volkswagen Vanagon
Hey there. Your repairs seem to have focused on electrical (or lack of spark) issues. First, confirm that you now have a good spark at the spark plugs. If so, move on to the fuel system and check the fuel...
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Engine coolant temperature problem
You may have a persistent overheating issue due to a clogged radiator, blown head gasket, worn out water pump, etc. This should be checked out by a professional mechanic immediately to avoid being stranded or causing further damage. A professional,...
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Oil light on, coolant light on, buzzer, odometer quit working
Hello. I would have the engine oil pressure checked immediately. Having the correct oil level isn't enough if the engine is unable to maintain sufficient oil pressure. It's possible the coolant level and oil pressure sensors are faulty, hence the...
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Van loses power, engine misfires - 1990 Volkswagen Vanagon
First, you should check out normal tune-up items (plugs, wires, rotor & cap, etc.), then check ground straps from the engine to the chassis. Next, check the fuel injection system, since the air flow meter or coolant temperature sensor (the...
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belt is missing, squeeling sound before stopped engine, once stopped saw smoke coming from engine department
Hi there: In cases like then when you're not sure what component needs to be replaced, it's always best to have one of our professional mobile mechanics complete a car is hard to start inspection first. This will allow the...
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vanagon looses speed uphill
Keeping up with the tune up and maintenance on any vehicle is paramount, when it comes to maintaining the performance on any vehicle. With that being said, you must also take into consideration that a 1991 Volkswagen Vanagon with a...
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Original gearbox but Engine swapped for a Golf 3 1.9. Is this causing a lack of power? 1988 VW Vanagon
Hello - once the turbocharger system is repaired, and the swapped engine is producing the power it is capable of, I would expect you will be pleasantly surprised at how well the Vanagon performs - as long as the swapped...
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The van cannot accelerate . 1986 VW Vanagon
Hi there - your thinking is good! Fuel supply can certainly prevent full engine performance. Checking fuel pressure, including while running and under load, is a good indicator. Make sure the fuel filter is not clogged, the fuel pressure regulator...

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