Similar to step 14, unscrew the clamp andor cut the connection between the hardplastic and rubber fuel lines. Gas tank fume elimination kit, 1983 12 92 vanagon, 251. When i fill my tank, why is there always a puddle under my van. We offer high quality new, oem, aftermarket and remanufactured volkswagen vanagon fuel tank parts. Volkswagen vanagon fuel tank best fuel tank parts for. All of our fuel tanks are guaranteed to fit if you use enter your volkswagen vanagon into your year make model selector. For details about how the system functions, please check out our article, cooling system in vanagons. Hosetype ev1 fuel injectors, european fit, asian sport compact fit, oem and modified engine upgrades. It requires dropping the tank and replacing 3 small rubber grommets, one large grommet for the filler neck and the oring that goes under the sending unit. Every year, volkswagen aims to enhance their automobiles looks and performance to satisfy the demands of the buying public.
Too low and it can cause your van to get poor gas mileage. Volkswagen vanagon mpg 263 volkswagen vanagons have provided 2. Consider filling your water tank shortly before you reach the campsite and not at home. Attach the tubing to your pressure cap on the expansion tank it has a small nipple on it. Its a genuine vw replacement item, and will fit the tank perfect.
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Pull off the hoses and catch any spilled fuel with old rags. Fuel tank gas cap locking with 2 keys 251201551c fits vw vanagon 19801992 fits. The system is comprised of a transfer tube assembly, three grommets, and about a meter or so of 5mm fuel hose. Fuel delivery parts are tested for precision, performance and corrosion, and fit perfectly for a safe, secure installation. If not then you should test the low speed at the fan switch on the lower drivers side of the radiator. The filler neck is fitted on the passenger side, at the top of one of the tall sides of the fuel tank. Use an appropriate screw driver to loosen the hose clamps on either side of the filter.
Sure, replacing your engine oil is important, but if youre overdue it wont end with your entire van on fire. Fuel come from the tankfuel pumpfirewall a, split at the y junction where the fuel bleeder is green arrow, goes each side of the engine to the black fuel rail e where the injectors are hooked to the engine. Then slowly lower the tank and remove it from under. The fuel tank is 35 years old and until recently, had never been resealed. Auto fuel tank replacement aftermarket gas tanks for.
When you fire up that little waterboxer or diesel and hit the road, excess heat from. Place a paper towel or rag underneath to catch the gas. The later unit is listed below, as is the fuel sending unit for syncro vehicles. The vanagon cooling system runs the length of the vehicle. Rather, the remote expansion tank was employed due to the overall. For the drivers side expansion tank there are 3 hoses going to it. Get the best deals on fuel tanks for volkswagen vanagon when you shop the largest online selection at. Remove two lines from the side of the tank that go to the expansion tanks. Both kinds can fail due to fuel leaks or impact damage, such as would. Cv axle shaft front lh left driver side for pt cruiser neon at new. There is one that connects the trans to the body, one under the ignition coil, and. Based on more than 30 years of fuel delivery system expertise, spectra premium is a tier1 oem fuel tank manufacturer and the world leader in aftermarket steel fuel tank production. Volkswagen vanagon mpg actual mpg from 263 volkswagen.
We provide incredibly reasonable prices on quality parts. Volkswagen vanagon questions engine stops wen on the road. Apart from functioning as storage of fuel, the fuel tank is the safety net of the vehicleit keeps the fuel from being in contact with heated components and other sensitive auto systems that could cause fire or worse, an explosion. How to drop and reinstall a gas tank on a 2wd vanagon van again. Rather, the remote expansion tank was employed due to the overall layout of the vehicles cooling system. Visit us online or call 8888443393 and order your replacement diesel fuel or gas tank today. Diesel vanagon coolant expansion tank bracket camp westfalia. By tom carrington with the passing of my bug in 1987, i was vwless for several months until bought a 1980 vanagon. There is a nut that holds the expansion tank to the top of the wheel well. Also on reinstall tilt the tank so that you can get the front of it under the lip in. Shop now and enjoy our lowest price guarantee and access to the best brands in the industry. Please look in the passenger side wheel well to be sure which filler neck you have before ordering if you have an 84 model. The gas tank on the 1985 vw vanagon westy with the subaru swap was in need of a new fuel tank.
We specialize in a widevariety of highquality car parts and accessories for your car, truck or suv. Remember that any weight carried affects fuel economy. I was unaware that a vanagon had thismy 84 has a windshield fluid tank in the drivers wheel well area. As to a gas expansion setup, mine has a cross over vent tube that vents the upper left side of the gas tank to the right side. In a wellfunctioning closed system, the expansion tank will always be. Remove air filter assembly located on the passenger side of the engine. Volkswagen vanagon questions just bought a 85 water cooled. Ironically, in the case of a vanagon, the use of an expansion tank is not because the engineers were trying to make the front of the vehicle smaller indeed, it is definitely not small. The first one had a vaccum leak that caused poor idle and cutting off at stops. Please look in the passenger side wheel well to be sure which filler neck you have before.
Undo the two bolts mm that hold the metal straps to the front frame of the van. There is also a grommet around where the filler neck enters the fuel tank. The tanks tend to get road debris compacted behind and on top causing it to press against the bolt and making it look very difficult to remove. This is basically step 15 all over again, just on the driver side.
Gas tank fume elimination kit, 1983 12 92 vanagon, 251298. There is a nice open area just forward of the driver s side tail lights, and i decided to put the air intake box in there. Volkswagen vanagon fuel tank replacement volkswagen vanagon. We specialize in vw eurovan, rialta, westfalia, and airstream campers. Vw volkswagen vanagon fuel tank gas tanks spectra premium. The problem was a broken tee in a vacuum line that was hidden under the air intake. The charcoal canister is easily removed from the driver side wheel well. Vanagon fuel tank 2wd, not syncro, not diesel for 86 and later model style with 50 mm fuel filler grommet. Oct 25, 20 then i lowered the tank just enough to disconnect the fuel tank sending unit. Auxiliary fuel tanks for your extended adventures, we offer custom fuel tanks that can be built and fitted underneath your syncro and connected to your main tank.
Visit us online or call 8888443393 and order today. During the course of an engine replacement, i upgraded to a complete set of. The system is good until the grommets dry up, or one end. Like all previous volkswagen vans, the vanagontransporters engine is located.
The mounting bracket for the stock coolant expansion tank on a 1983 diesel vanagon is prone to forming stress cracks and leaks in the plastic tank, due to the way it attaches to the bulkhead just forward of the battery platform. This product is designed and manufactured under iso 9001 ts 16949 quality system for use with diesel containing up to 5% bio. Fuel tanks free delivery possible on eligible purchases. Then shop at 1a auto for a replacement diesel fuel or gas tank, at a great price. Reach from behind the tank and disconnect it without too much effort. Moving to the driver side, jack up the van to access the firewall from below. I bought a seal kit a few months back and tackled the job. If your tank is cracked and leaking you must replace it, since these are not repairable. Volkswagen vanagon expansion tank volkswagen vanagon fuel filter. I know a vanagon owner who has removed both tanks and plugged the lines going from them to the fuel tank.
You can replace that with the smaller diameter filler pipe. Buy 16 gallon gas fuel tank for 8285 volkswagen vanagon. My 86 vanagon fuel tank is leaky and i suspect has a bunch of goo on the bottom thats causing the fuel pump to whine. If you really appreciate this site, please consider that it is here to help vanagon owners by the funds generated from the sale of vw parts. How to reseal the vanagon fuel tank west slope westy. Its two battery clampsand the wires to hook up the existing relay that is under the driver s seat to a second battery which also fits under the driver s seat.
Fuel tank compatible with volkswagen vanagon 19831985 steel silver 16 gal60l 3212 x 2838 x 958 in. During the course of an engine replacement, i upgraded to a complete set of silicone coolant hoses. Lately when im driving down the road the engine just stops, no. The thermostat housing is connected to the driver s side cylinder head by a short hose. Just logging my research here for anyone who may be doing a similar project. Weve got a wide rang of topquality volkswagen vanagon fuel tank of all the best brands in the industry at an affordable rate. I bought a fuel pump relay which is above engine on driver side, attached to. In order for fuel to fill up evenly on both sides of the fuel tank depressed area, vw came up with a somewhat elaborate way of venting the fuel vapor.
There is no plastic fitting on this side to worry about. Others that have done this conversion have moved their battery up to under the passenger seat like in the normal vanagons, but my goal was to leave the battery in the stock location. The expansion tank is also called an over flow bottle. I had pressure washed the tank, the engine compartment and a good portion of the. If you have a 8085 model or you may have the larger filler pipe. Vanagon tanks are known for burping as they near full no matter how slowly you fill them. Mar 20, 2015 the gas tank on the 1985 vw vanagon westy with the subaru swap was in need of a new fuel tank. Of course, that will only be possible if they equip their vehicles with reliable and highlyadvanced auto parts manufactured using only the latest developments in automotive technology. Volkswagen vanagon 1980, fuel tank by spectra premium. Im guessing you could bypass or connect the line that runs from the charcoal canister to the line that goes to the smaller nipple on the y connection. In order to keep our prices low, we have the following purchasing policies were here for you. Country if noted refers to the country in which the manufacturer is based.
Want an affordable yet highquality 1991 volkswagen vanagon fuel tank. Volkswagen marketed the westfalia camper variant throughout the t3 production, with. Search our online fuel tank catalog and find the lowest priced discount auto parts on the web. I sold it after a few years to purchase another vw, this time a 1965 notchback. New internals, reconditioned heads, valve job, valve stem seals, timing belt and timing belt components, waterpump, oil pump, thermostat, includes core motor charge for rebuild, used intake manifold and accessories such as the power steering. Moving back to the engine bay, start replacing the three fuel lines that connect to the fuel pressure. Unhook supply and return lines one either side of tank and drain fuel or siphon fuel out of filler hole quicker. Bentley has a very decent diagram that shows how, what, where they go hoses that is. Check out free battery charging and engine diagnostic testing while you are in store. As you drop the tank you will see the sending unit on the driver s side.
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Today, i still own the notchback, and now also have a 1982 dieselpowered westfalia vanagon. Aux battery system with 100ah battery, blue sea acr combiner and blue sea system fuse box which are located under driver seat. Vangon articles how to drop and reinstall a gas tank on a 2wd vanagon. A side shot of the vanagon console this is the light. Volkswagen vanagon fuel tank replacement volkswagen.
Volkswagen vanagon 1982, fuel tank by spectra premium. Dealer retail price is suggested retail price msrp. The most accurate volkswagen vanagon mpg estimates based on real world results of 2. Then i lowered the tank just enough to disconnect the fuel tank sending unit. The second westie we bought had poor power, poor fuel economy and would cut off at stops. The volkswagen type 2 t3 was the third generation of the volkswagen transporter and was marketed under. Removing and replacing vanagon gas tank part 1 duration.
Volkswagen vanagon fuel cap and fuel door 2 volkswagen vanagon fuel filter and fuel line 5 volkswagen vanagon fuel injection system 11 volkswagen vanagon fuel pump and strainer 4 volkswagen vanagon fuel sensors, relays and electrical 3 volkswagen vanagon fuel tank and sending unit 4. Today i had the pleasure of dropping the gas tank in my syncro. If i understand it, the tanks collect the gas fumes and puts it back in the gas tank. Early models had a twistonoff non locking gas cap right on the outside just under and behind the passenger side door. I needed to crawl under and pull it forward then crawl and use the bar a couple more times. Vanagon fuel line replacement should be your number one priority, especially if you have a newly acquired van or if the age of the lines is unknown.180 284 1178 152 1083 604 1081 563 85 46 1338 736 1403 1467 511 1168 190 851 1198 681 1116 115 729 1257 248 944 1474 1022 99 1182 490 1327 1405 1232 938 274 1099 936 1198 824 928 1016 220 662 476 1036 1467