Vanagon FAQ

Fuel Tank Reseal (2WD)
Fuel Tank Reseal (2WD) Fuel Tank Reseal for 2WD vans: Smelling fuel from your Vanagon when you're refueling? Perhaps you were parked on a slope...
Thu, 31 Oct, 2019 at 8:22 AM
Vanagon Running Problems
One of the most common themes of our website questions relate to running problems. There is version A - "I live somewhere where they have never seen a ...
Thu, 31 Oct, 2019 at 11:09 AM
Digifant System Components
Electronic Control Unit (or ECU) The Digifant electronic control unit incorporates all the functions of the fuel system and ignition system and provides...
Thu, 3 Oct, 2019 at 3:15 PM
Oil Pressure Problems
Oil Pressure Problems You can buy this kit on van-cafe.com, here, or search for "oil pressure" to see individual parts Oil Pressure Problems: d...
Thu, 31 Oct, 2019 at 8:27 AM
Vanagon Original Paint Codes
Below you'll find a full list of paint codes for your Vanagon sourced from www.thesamba.com. (Big props to user kamzcab86 for his work on this list!) K...
Thu, 3 Oct, 2019 at 2:42 PM
Oil Pressure Problems?
Oil Pressure Problems You can buy this kit on van-cafe.com, here, or search for "oil pressure" to see individual parts Oil Pressure Pro...
Fri, 4 Oct, 2019 at 9:43 AM
Vanagon Lowering
Although I am neither a fan nor an expert on lowering Vanagons, I do have some observations to pass along. The lowest stock Vanagon production springs were ...
Thu, 31 Oct, 2019 at 9:15 AM
Oxygen (OXS) Sensor Dash Light Reset
Is your OXS dash indicator light illuminated?  No need to panic!  It's only a mileage-based service light telling you to replace your oxygen sensor.  Y...
Thu, 3 Oct, 2019 at 2:44 PM
Vanagon Shifter
It is always best to fix your shift linkage before it gets too sloppy. The three areas of the linkage that need periodic service are the shifter base, the b...
Thu, 31 Oct, 2019 at 9:18 AM
Weatherstripping
Q: How do I deal with my door weatherstripping - the whistling noise drives me crazy while I am cruising down the freeway? A: There are a few variables. Th...
Thu, 31 Oct, 2019 at 9:19 AM