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Volkswagen Workshop Manual Types 11, 14, and 15: 1952-1957

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Now available after being out-of-print for nearly 40 years, a vintage reprint of original air-cooled Volkswagen repair information for all Volkswagen Type I (Beetle and Karmann Ghia) models sold in the USA and Canada. This historical archive edition covers procedures for routine maintenance, ...
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Overview

Now available after being out-of-print for nearly 40 years, a vintage reprint of original air-cooled Volkswagen repair information for all Volkswagen Type I (Beetle and Karmann Ghia) models sold in the USA and Canada. This historical archive edition covers procedures for routine maintenance, troubleshooting, repair and rebuilding.

Air-cooled Volkswagens (Type 11, 14, 15) covered:

Volkswagen Type 11 Beetle Sedan
Volkswagen Type 14 Karmann Ghia Coupe
Volkswagen Type 15 Beetle Convertible

Engines covered in this Volkswagen repair manual:

Volkswagen Air-cooled Type 1 "upright" engine 1131cc, 25hp
Volkswagen Air-cooled Type 1 "upright" engine 1192cc, 36hp
(from January 1954)
Volkswagen Air-cooled Type 1 "upright" engine 1192cc, 36hp
(from August 1955)

Transmissions covered in this Volkswagen repair manual:

Volkswagen Standard with non-synchronized "crash box" transmission
Volkswagen De Luxe with 2nd, 3rd and 4th gear synchronized transmission

Technical highlights:

Engine and cylinder head service, repair and reconditioning, including bench testing procedures and specifications for 25hp and 36hp motors
Solex 28 PCI carburetor and Solex fuel pump troubleshooting, rebuilding, and adjustment
Transmission removal, rebuilding, and adjustment, including special needle bearings on synchromesh transmissions
Frame, floor and body panel repair. All measurements and detailed cutting, alignment and welding instrutions. Painting preparation and procedures
Body repair and replacement procedures, including the sliding fabric sunroof and convertible top
Complete wiring diagrams
All factory changes and updates are noted in the text by manufactuing date, chassis number, engine number and part number
Full explanations of the operation of all systems, with exploded views, cutaways and diagrams
Required workshop equipment, tools, and equipment for local manufacture listings
Troubleshooting tables for clutch, carburetor, fuel pump, steering, brakes, generator, starter, and wipers
Maintenance and lubrication charts and procedures

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780837617114
  • Publisher: Bentley Publishers
  • Publication date: 1/1/1998
  • Pages: 702
  • Sales rank: 1,060,573
  • Product dimensions: 8.50 (w) x 11.00 (h) x 1.50 (d)

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