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VW Transporter T3 - air-cooled (1979-1992) repair manuals

A repair manual for your VW Transporter T3 with an air-cooled engine (1979-1982)? Here are Haynes and other workshop manuals to service VW T3 vans. They provide detailed instructions for troubleshooting and to repair or replace parts.

VW Transporter T3 - Petrol 1584 cc and 1970 cc (air-cooled) (1979-1982) - Haynes Owners Workshop Manual

Haynes Classic Reprint Manual on the Volkswagen Transporter T3 (air-cooled).

Petrol engines: 1.6 (1584 C) and 2.0 (1970 cc).

Production years: 1979-1982.

Exclusions: Please note that this manual does not cover the water-cooled petrol engines or the diesel engines.

Using photos and step-by-step instructions this Haynes manual on the Volkswagen Transporter T3 describes maintenance, repair and overhaul of the air-cooled petrol engines (valves, camshaft, cylinder head, oil pump and seals).
It also addresses issues related to the cooling system, ventilation, fuel system, exhaust, starting and charging system. Furthermore, it covers work on the clutch, gearbox, driveshafts, braking system, suspension, steering gear, body, interior and electrical system.

  • Based on a complete strip-down and rebuild.
  • Includes a maintenance schedule, technical specifications, torque wrench settings and troubleshooting tables.
  • Clear and detailed wiring diagrams for easy reference.

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Specs:256 pages, 27 x 21 x 1.3 cm / 10.6 x 8.25 x 0.51 in, paperback
Illustrations:hundreds of photographs and drawings
Publisher:Haynes Publishing (GB, 2013)
Series:Haynes Owners Workshop Manual (0638)
EAN:9780857336088
Book: VW Transporter T3 - Petrol 1584 cc and 1970 cc (air-cooled) (1979-1982) - Haynes Owners Workshop Manual

VW Transporter T3 - Petrol 1584 cc and 1970 cc (air-cooled) (1979-1982)

Language: English

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Volkswagen Transporter T3 - essence (refroidissement par air et par eau) et Diesel (1979-1990) - Revue Technique Automobile (RTA 732.1)

Revue Technique Automobile (RTA 732) covering the Volkswagen Transporter T3, petrol and diesel.

Petrol engines (air-cooled):
- 1.6 L (1584 cc, engine code CT)
- 2.0 L (1970 cc, CU).

Petrol engines (water-cooled):
- 2.0 L (1913 cc, DF, DG and GW)
- 2.1 L (2109 cc, DJ).

Diesel engines:
- 1.6 L (1580 cc, CS and JX turbo)
- 1.7 L (1715 cc, KY).

Production years: 1979-1990.

This Revue Technique for the Volkswagen Transporter T3 vans describes extensively service and repair of the petrol and diesel engines (including timing gear, cylinder head, lubrication, coolant pump and fuel system).
Covers also work on the clutch, transmission, driveshafts, steering system, suspension, wheel hubs, brakes, electric equipment and body.

  • Includes adjustment data and wiring diagrams.
  • An integral owner's handbook provides information on operation and daily maintenance.
  • Additional chapter with tips and a checklist to prepare for the MOT test.
Specs:184 pages, 27 x 21 cm / 10.6 x 8.25 in, paperback
Illustrations:hundreds of photographs and drawings
Publisher:ETAI (F, 2000)
Series:Revue Technique Automobile (RTA 732.1)
EAN:9782726873212
Book: Volkswagen Transporter T3 - essence (refroidissement par air et par eau) et Diesel (1979-1990) - Revue Technique Automobile (RTA 732.1)

Volkswagen Transporter T3 - essence (refroidissement par air et par eau) et Diesel (1979-1990)

Language: French

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VW Bus, Transporter T3 - Benziner (7/1979-9/1982) - Jetzt helfe ich mir selbst

Repair manual from the series "Jetzt helfe ich mir selbst" (nr. 102, reprint) for the Volkswagen T3 Transporter and Bus.

Petrol engines:
- 1.6 L (37 kW/50 hp)
- 2.0 L (51 kW/70 hp).

Production years: 7/1979-9/1982.

Exclusions: Please note that this manual does not cover the diesel models.

Pages of the book [JH 102] VW Transporter T3 - Benziner (7/79-9/82) (1)

  • This repair manual on the VW T3 Transporter and Bus describes maintenance and repair of the engines: the lubricating system, cooling, fuel system, filters and exhaust.
  • Covers also the clutch and transmission, the suspension, the steering system, the servo unit and the brakes, the electrical system (including windscreen wipers and lighting), the interior and the body.
  • This manual contains also adjustment data and a maintenance schedule.

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Author:Dieter Korp
Specs:270 pages, 26.5 x 20 cm / 10.4 x 7.9 in, paperback
Illustrations:profusely illustrated with 300 photographs and drawings
Publisher:Motorbuch Verlag (D, 1993)
Series:Jetzt helfe ich mir selbst (102)
EAN:9783879439331
Book: VW Bus, Transporter T3 - Benziner (7/1979-9/1982) - Jetzt helfe ich mir selbst

VW Bus, Transporter T3 - Benziner (7/1979-9/1982)

Language: German

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VW Transporter T3 - 1.6 und 2.0 Liter (ab 6/1979) - Bucheli Reparaturanleitung

Bucheli Reparaturanleitung for service and repair of the Volkswagen Transporter T3.

Petrol engines: 1.6 and 2.0 litre.

Production years: since 6/1979).

Pages of the book [0455] VW Transporter T3 - 1.6/2.0 L (ab 6/1979) (1)

This Bucheli repair manual on the VW Transporter provides detailed instructions for work on the petrol engines (removal - refitting, crankshaft, connecting rods, pistons, distribution, valves, oil pump, cooling, fuel system).
Covers also the clutch, gearbox (only removal and installation), driveshafts, steering system, front and rear suspension, brakes, electrical system and the exhaust.

  • Includes comprehensive technical data and torque wrench settings.
  • Clear wiring diagrams.

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Specs:168 pages, 28 x 21 cm / 11 x 8.25 in, paperback
Illustrations:numerous photographs and drawings
Publisher:Bucheli Verlag (CH, 2013)
Series:Bucheli Reparaturanleitung (455-456-457)
EAN:9783716815168
Book: VW Transporter T3 - 1.6 und 2.0 Liter (ab 6/1979) - Bucheli Reparaturanleitung

VW Transporter T3 - 1.6 und 2.0 Liter (ab 6/1979)

Language: German

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VW Transporter T3 - 1.6 und 2.0 Liter (6/1978-1990) - Bucheli Reparaturanleitung

Bucheli Reparaturanleitung for service and repair of the Volkswagen Transporter T3.

Petrol engines: 1.6 and 2.0 litre (34, 37 and 51 kW).

Production years: 6/1978-1990.

Pages of the book [0783] VW Transporter T3 - 1.6 / 2.0 L (6/78-90) (1)

This Bucheli repair manual on the VW Transporter provides detailed instructions for work on the petrol engines (removal - refitting, crankshaft, connecting rods, pistons, distribution, valves, oil pump, cooling, fuel system).
Covers also the clutch, gearbox (only removal and installation), driveshafts, steering system, front and rear suspension, brakes, electrical system and the exhaust.

  • Includes comprehensive technical data and torque wrench settings.
  • Clear wiring diagrams.

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Specs:188 pages, 28 x 21 cm / 11 x 8.25 in, paperback
Illustrations:numerous photographs and drawings
Publisher:Bucheli Verlag (CH, 2012)
Series:Bucheli Reparaturanleitung (783)
EAN:9783716816684
Book: VW Transporter T3 - 1.6 und 2.0 Liter (6/1978-1990) - Bucheli Reparaturanleitung

VW Transporter T3 - 1.6 und 2.0 Liter (6/1978-1990)

Language: German

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VW Bus (5/1979-9/1982) - So wird's gemacht

Workshop manual from the German series So wird's gemacht (nr. 24) on the Volkswagen Bus (T3).

Petrol engines:
- 1.6 L (37 kW/50 hp, 5/79-9/82)
- 2.0 L (51 kW/70 hp, 5/79-9/82)

Production years: 05/1979-09/1982.

The initial section of this manual on the VW Bus (T3) covers inspection and daily maintenance of the 1.6 L and 2.0 L petrol engines, transmission, brakes, steering and body (including the electrical system, windscreen wipers, lighting and heating or air conditioning).

Furthermore, this book provides detailed guidance on the following components:
- Suspension (replacement of driveshafts, springs and shock absorbers), steering (ball joints) and brakes (discs, brake linings and handbrake).
- Electrical system (battery, voltage regulator and starter motor).
- Dismantling and assembly of the engine cylinder head and cam drive, including replacement of the v-belt and the timing belt or chain.
- The lubricating system with the oil pump.
- The cooling system (replacement of radiator, thermostat and cooling fan).
- The fuel system (air filter, fuel pump and fuel filter) and exhaust (replacement of mufflers).
- Interior: removal and refitting of the dashboard, instrument panel, consoles, interior trim and seats.
- Body: dismantling and assembly of bumpers, fenders, bonnet, tailgate, doors, window mechanisms, locks and mirrors.

  • Extensive technical specifications, adjustment data and torque wrench settings.
  • Clear wiring diagrams of the main circuits.

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Author:Rüdiger Etzold
Specs:210 pages, 26 x 19.5 cm / 10.25 x 7.7 in, paperback
Illustrations:numerous photographs and drawings
Publisher:Delius Klasing Verlag GmbH (D, 2014)
Series:So wird's gemacht (24)
EAN:9783768803625
Book: VW Bus (5/1979-9/1982) - So wird's gemacht

VW Bus (5/1979-9/1982)

Language: German

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Volkswagen T3 Vanagon (1980-1991), including Syncro and Camper - gasoline and diesel (USA) - Bentley Repair Manual

Bentley Service Manual, written by Volkswagen of America. Describes in great detail maintenance and repair of the VW T3 (Vanagon in the USA), including Diesel, Syncro 4x4 and Camper.

Gasoline engines:
- 1.9 (Water-cooled, Digijet, engine code DH)
- 2.0 (Air-cooled, CV)
- 2.1 (Water-cooled, Digifant, MV).

Diesel engines:
- 1.6 (Engine code CS).

Transmissions:
- 090 (3-Speed automatic transmission, 4x2)
- 091 (4-Speed manual, 4x2)
- 094 (5-Speed manual, 4x2)
- 094-4WD (5-speed manual, Syncro 4x4).

Model years: 1980-1991.

This Bentley workshop manual on the VW T3 Transporter provides detailed instructions for work on the engines (mechanical part, distribution, valves, ignition, starter, alternator) and cooling system.
Covers also the clutch, transmission, suspension, brakes, steering, fuel system, exhaust, electrical system, interior and doors.

  • Covers U.S. and Canadian models.
  • Complete with adjustment data, torque wrench settings and wiring diagrams.
  • This is the most comprehensive workshop manual available for these cars.

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Author:Volkswagen of America
Specs:1388 pages, 30 x 23.5 x 9 cm / 11.8 x 9.25 x 3.54 in, hardback
Illustrations:2295 photographs and drawings
Publisher:Bentley Publishers (USA, 2011)
Series:Bentley Service Manual
EAN:9780837616650
Book: Volkswagen T3 Vanagon (1980-1991), including Syncro and Camper - gasoline and diesel (USA) - Bentley Repair Manual

Volkswagen T3 Vanagon (1980-1991), including Syncro and Camper - gasoline and diesel (USA) - Bentley Repair Manual

Language: English

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