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Volkswagen 1200 (Type 11, 14, 15) Workshop Manual:
1961, 1962, 1963, 1964, 1965

Beetle, Beetle Convertible, Karmann Ghia Coupe and Karmann Ghia Convertible

by Volkswagen of America

Hardcover, 8 1/2 in. x 11 in.
1364 pages
2622 illustrations and diagrams
10 pages of electrical wiring diagrams
Volkswagen Part No. LPV 800 121
ISBN-13: 978-0-8376-1702-2
Price: $139.95

Volkswagen 1200 Repair Manual: 1961-1965

The Volkswagen 1200 Workshop Manual: 1961-1965 covers the 1961 through 1965 model year Beetle and Karman Ghia models. Now available in a high-quality hardcover edition, this is a vintage reproduction of original Volkswagen service and repair information for air cooled Volkswagen 1200 models sold in the USA and Canada. This technical archive edition is a historical record of the illustrations and 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
  • Volkswagen Type 141 Karmann Ghia Convertible
Engines covered:
  • Volkswagen air-cooled type 1 "upright" engine 1192cc, 36hp
Transmissions covered
  • Volkswagen fully synchronized 4-speed manual transmission
Technical highlights
  • 1200 (1192 cc) engine, 40 hp, with and without fresh air heating.
  • Engine bench testing procedures and specifications.
  • Solex 28 PICT and 28 PICT-1 carburetors.
  • Full synchromesh transmission.
  • Automatic clutch.
  • Disc brakes.
  • Sliding fabric and steel sunroofs.
  • Convertible top repair, replacement and adjustment.
  • Frame, floor and body panel repair. All measurements and detailed cutting, alignment and welding instructions. Painting preparation and procedures.
  • 6 and 12-volt electrical systems, with listing of 6-volt components converted to 12 volts.
  • Complete wiring diagrams for Beetle and Karmann Ghia.
  • Factory changes and updates are noted in the text by manufacturing date, chassis number, engine number and part number.
  • 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, automatic clutch, carburetor, fuel system, steering, brakes, generator, starter, and wipers.

Publishing note: Prior to March 2012, this book was published in a softcover edition (ISBN 978-0-8376-0390-2)

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Volkswagen 1200 (Type 1) 1965
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Section M, Intake and Exhaust System
Removing and installing muffler.
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Section E, Electrical Accessories
Replacement of windshield wiper motor carbon brushes.
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Section A, Body
Removal of door and window.
VW Type 1 Man 61-65 Part#LPV800121
VW Type 1 Man 61-65 Part#LPV800121
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BSIN: V165
ISBN: 0-8376-1702-2 (ISBN-10)
ISBN: 978-0-8376-1702-2 (ISBN-13)
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