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VW Transporter 50-62 LPV800138

Volkswagen Transporter (Type 2)
Workshop Manual:
1950, 1951, 1952, 1953,
1954, 1955, 1956, 1957,
1958, 1959, 1960, 1961, 1962

by Volkswagen of America

Hardcover, 8 1/2 in. x 11 in.
1144 pages
over 2000 figures, illustrations, and diagrams
Volkswagen Part No. LPV 800 138
ISBN-13: 978-0-8376-1712-1
Price: $149.95

Volkswagen Transporter Repair Manual: 1950-1962

Now available for the first time as a single volume is the Volkswagen Transporter Workshop Manual: 1950-1962 for models sold in the USA and Canada. This manual is a reproduction of the original air cooled Volkswagen service and repair information. This historical archive edition covers procedures for routine maintenance, troubleshooting, repair and rebuilding.

Air-cooled Volkswagens (Type 2) covered:

  • Volkswagen Type 2 Ambulance
  • Volkswagen Type 2 Delivery Van
  • Volkswagen Type 2 Kombi
  • Volkswagen Type 2 Micro Bus
  • Volkswagen Type 2 Micro Bus De Luxe
  • Volkswagen Type 2 Pick-up

Engines covered:

  • Volkswagen Air-cooled Type 1 "upright" engine 1131cc, 25hp
  • Volkswagen Air-cooled Type 1 "upright" engine 1192cc, 36hp
  • Volkswagen Air-cooled Type 1 "upright" engine 1192cc, 40hp

Transmissions covered:

  • Volkswagen fully synchronized 4-speed manual transmission

Technical highlights:

  • Engine and cylinder head service, repair and reconditioning, including bench testing procedures and specifications for 25 through 40 hp motors.
  • Solex 26 VFIS, 28 PCI, and 28 PICT carburetors as well as fuel pump troubleshooting, rebuilding, and adjustment.
  • Transmission removal, rebuilding, and adjustment, including early and later versions.
  • Body repair and replacement procedures, including the sliding fabric sunroof. Detailed painting preparation and procedures.
  • Wiring diagrams identified by year.
  • Factory changes and updates are noted in the text by manufacturing date, chassis number, engine number or part number.
  • Full explanations of the operation various 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.

Publishing note: Prior to September 2012, this book was published in a softcover edition (ISBN 978-0-8376-0382-7)

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Volkswagen Kombi (Type 2) 1960.
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Section M, Engine and Clutch.
Volkswagen Type II Engine Removal and Installation.
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Section M, Engine and Clutch.
Removing and Installing Cylinder Head.
VW Transporter 50-62 LPV800138
VW Transporter 50-62 LPV800138
Wholesale Case Quantity: 1
BSIN: V262
ISBN: 0-8376-1712-X (ISBN-10)
ISBN: 978-0-8376-1712-1 (ISBN-13)
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