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Volkswagen Official Service Manual
Super Beetle, Beetle & Karmann Ghia

1970 - 1979

by Robert Bentley

Accelerator pump, adjusting...............................................2-15
Activated charcoal filter, replacing.....................................10-12
Air cleaner..........................................................2-3, 2-16
Air cleaner, servicing...................................................10-11
Alternator and regulator, testing and repairing...........................7-21
Alternator and regulator, removing and installing.........................7-17
Alternator/generator belt, checking and adjusting........................10-9
Automatic Stick Shift...............................................Section 9
Automatic stick shift, adjusting final drive..............................9-32
Automatic stick shift, clutch.............................................9-15
Automatic stick shift, control valve......................................9-9
Automatic stick shift, differential.......................................9-29
Automatic stick shift, general description................................9-4
Automatic stick shift, maintenance........................................9-6
Automatic stick shift, removing and installing............................9-14
Automatic stick shift, selector lever.....................................9-38
Automatic stick shift, service adjustments................................9-8
Automatic stick shift, tanks..............................................9-40
Automatic stick shift, technical data.....................................9-41
Automatic stick shift, torque converter...................................9-11
Automatic stick shift, transmission.......................................9-20
Automatic stick shift, troubleshooting....................................9-6
Axle beam, removing and installing........................................6-19
Axle beam, general description............................................6-3
Ball joint play, checking................................................10-15
Ball joint and tie rod seals, checking...................................10-15
Ball joints, repairing and replacing......................................6-15
Ball joints, checking.....................................................6-13
Battery...................................................................7-6
Battery charging..........................................................7-8
Battery, checking and filling............................................10-17
Battery, general description..............................................7-4
Battery, removing and installing..........................................7-8
Battery, servicing and testing............................................7-6
Bearing clearance.........................................................1-45
Body and Frame......................................................Section 4
Body and frame, maintenance...............................................4-3
Body on frame, removing and installing....................................4-29
Brakes and Wheels...................................................Section 5
Brake backing plate, removing and installing..............................5-24
Brake cylinder paste......................................................5-27
Brake drum specifications.................................................5-25
Brake drums, reconditioning...............................................5-25
Brake drums, removing and installing......................................5-21
Brake fluid reservoir, filling............................................5-4
Brake fluid, changing.....................................................5-26
Brake fluid reservoir.....................................................5-4
Brake fluid reservoir, removing and installing............................5-4
Brake fluid, checking and changing.......................................10-16
Brake fluids..............................................................5-26
Brake hoses, removing and installing......................................5-10
Brake light operation, checking..........................................10-16
Brake light warning switch, checking.....................................10-16
Brake light/warning light switches, testing and replacing.................5-8
Brake lines, removing and installing......................................5-9
Brake lines and hoses.....................................................5-9
Brake lines and hoses, checking..........................................10-16
Brake linings, checking..................................................10-16
Brake, parking............................................................5-27
Brake pedal travel and freeplay, checking................................10-16
Brake shoes, removing and installing......................................5-22
Brake system, checking for leaks.........................................10-16
Brake system, flushing....................................................5-27
Brake troubleshooting.....................................................5-28
Brakes, bleeding..........................................................5-26
Brakes, bleeding with pressure bleeder....................................5-26
Brakes, bleeding by pumping...............................................5-26
Bumper molding, replacing.................................................4-6
Bumpers...................................................................4-4
Buzzer, warning...........................................................7-37
Camber, checking and adjusting............................................6-4
Camshaft and bearings, checking and installing............................1-43
Camshaft and crankshaft...................................................1-43
Car care, basic..........................................................10-18
Carburetor...........................................................2-3, 2-8
Carburetor, adjusting.....................................................2-10
Carburetor, disassembling and assembling..................................2-12
Carburetor float bowl, adjusting fuel level in............................2-14
Carburetor part numbers, 34 PICT-4........................................2-20
Carburetor, removing, rebuilding and installing.....................2-11, 2-15
Carburetor settings and jets..............................................2-20
Carburetor troubleshooting................................................2-9
Charging system...........................................................7-14
Charging system, general description......................................7-4
Clutch....................................................................1-5
Clutch and flywheel.......................................................1-30
Clutch cable, replacing...................................................1-36
Clutch operating shaft, removing and installing...........................3-12
Clutch pedal freeplay, checking..........................................10-12
Clutch pedal freeplay, adjusting..........................................1-35
Clutch release bearing, replacing.........................................1-34
Clutch release mechanism..................................................3-4
Clutch, removing and installing...........................................1-30
Clutch troubleshooting..............................................1-36, 1-37
Coil......................................................................1-51
Commutator, servicing.....................................................7-18
Compression, checking....................................................10-10
Computer analysis, general description....................................7-4
Connecting rods...........................................................1-5
Connecting rods, removing.................................................1-48
Connecting rods, checking and installing..................................1-48
Connecting rods, reconditioning...........................................1-50
Constant velocity joints, servicing.......................................3-8
Constant velocity joints, removing and installing.........................3-6
Constant velocity joint screws, checking.................................10-13
Constant velocity joint books, checking..................................10-13
Constant velocity joints, technical data..................................3-62
Cooling air system........................................................1-12
Cooling air system, removing and installing...............................1-12
Cooling system............................................................1-5
Crankcase.................................................................1-5
Crankcase, disassembling and assembling...................................1-41
Crankshaft and camshaft...................................................1-43
Crankshaft and bearings...................................................1-5
Crankshaft, disassembling and assembling..................................1-46
Crankshaft end play.......................................................1-47
Crankshaft oil seal, removing and installing..............................1-33
Crankshaft pulley, removing and installing................................1-14
Crankshaft reconditioning.................................................1-47
Crankshaft, removing and installing.......................................1-45
Cylinder head, removing and installing....................................1-19
Cylinder heads............................................................1-5
Cylinders and pistons.....................................................1-5
Cylinders, general........................................................1-26
Cylinders, removing and installing........................................1-26
Dashpot, adjusting........................................................2-11
Diagonal arm, disassembling and assembling................................3-58
Differential, disassembling and assembling................................3-20
Differential in case, removing and installing.............................3-16
Differential servicing....................................................3-19
Dimmer relay..............................................................7-27
Disc brakes (Karmann Ghia only).................................5-10 thru 5-20
Distributor...............................................................1-51
Distributor and drive.....................................................1-14
Distributor, checking....................................................10-10
Distributor, disassembling and assembling.................................1-55
Distributor drive shaft, removing and installing..........................1-15
Distributor, removing and installing......................................1-14
Door and hood hinges, lubricating........................................10-17
Door check, removing and installing.......................................4-16
Door contact switches.....................................................7-26
Door handle, removing and installing......................................4-16
Door, removing and installing.............................................4-12
Door striker plate, adjusting.............................................4-13
Door trim panel, removing and installing..................................4-15
Doors and door locks......................................................4-12
Doors, hoods and windows, general description.............................4-3
Double-jointed axle driveshaft, technical data............................3-62
Drive pinion, dissassembling and assembling...............................3-39
Drive pinion, repair procedures...........................................3-39
Drive pinion, adjusting...................................................3-46
Drive plate and flywheel..................................................1-5
Driveshafts, removing and installing......................................3-5
Drum brakes, adjusting....................................................5-21
Drum brakes...............................................................5-20
Electrical System....................................................Section 7
Electrical system maintenance.............................................7-4
Electrical system voltage and polarity, general description...............7-4
Electromagnetic cutoff valve, checking....................................2-15
Emission controls...............................................1-5, 2-3, 2-17
Engine...............................................................Section 1
Engine and clutch maintenance............................................10-9
Engine data, general......................................................1-57
Engine, general description...............................................1-4
Engine idle, checking and adjusting......................................10-11
Engine maintenance........................................................1-6
Engine mounting...........................................................1-5
Engine oil, changing.....................................................10-9
Engine oil viscosities...................................................10-5
Engine, removing and installing...........................................1-6
Engine technical data.....................................................1-57
Evaporative emission control..............................................2-17
Exhaust emission control troubleshooting..................................2-17
Exhaust gas recirculation.................................................2-18
Exhaust gas recirculation filter, servicing..............................10-12
Exhaust system............................................................1-9
Exhaust system, checking.................................................10-11
Fan housing, partial removal..............................................1-12
Fenders and running boards................................................4-7
Final drive, adjusting....................................................3-43
Final drive gears.........................................................3-4
Flywheel and clutch.......................................................1-30
Flywheel and drive plate..................................................1-5
Flywheel, removing and installing.........................................1-32
Foot brakes, general description..........................................5-4
Frame.....................................................................4-28
Fresh air fan, general description........................................7-4
Fresh air fan.............................................................7-36
Fresh air ventilation, removing and installing............................4-20
Front Axle..........................................................Section 6
Front axle maintenance....................................................6-4
Front axle technical data.................................................6-31
Front bumper, removing and installing.....................................4-4
Front fender, removing and installing.....................................4-7
Front footwell flaps......................................................4-20
Front hood lock, removing, installing and adjusting.......................4-9
Front hood and hinge, removing and installing.............................4-9
Front seats, removing and installing......................................4-17
Front suspension, general description.....................................6-4
Front wheel bearings (strut front suspension).............................8-8
Front wheel alignment.....................................................6-4
Front wheel alignment (strut front suspension)............................8-4
Front wheel bearings......................................................6-8
Front wheel bearings, checking and adjusting..............................6-9
Front wheel bearings, removing and installing.............................6-8
Fuel cutoff valve.........................................................2-8
Fuel filler flap and cable, removing and installing.......................4-12
Fuel gauge sending unit and fuel pickup...................................2-4
Fuel gauge troubleshooting................................................7-38
Fuel gauge sending unit, removing and testing.............................7-38
Fuel Injection......................................................Section 11
Fuel injection maintenance...............................................11-4
Fuel injection, troubleshooting..........................................11-5
Fuel injection system, testing and repairing.............................11-7
Fuel injection, adjusting................................................11-22
Fuel injection, intake air system........................................11-25
Fuel injection, testing and replace EGR valve............................11-17
Fuel injection, general description......................................11-3
Fuel System.........................................................Section 2
Fuel pump, removing and installing........................................2-6
Fuel pump troubleshooting.................................................2-5
Fuel pump and lines..................................................2-3, 2-5
Fuel pump data............................................................2-20
Fuel pump, disassembling and assembling...................................2-7
Fuel pump pressure and delivery capacity, checking........................2-7
Fuel storage..............................................................2-3
Fuel system technical data................................................2-20
Fuel system maintenance...................................................2-4
Fuel tank, corroded, treating.............................................2-4
Fuel tank, removing and installing........................................2-4
Fuses.....................................................................7-5
Fuse locations in fuse box................................................7-5
Fuses, in-line--replacing.................................................7-6
Gear carrier, repair procedures...........................................3-29
Gear carrier, disassembling and assembling................................3-28
Gearshift lever and shift rod, removing and installing....................3-10
Generator/alternator belt, checking and adjusting........................10-9
Generator and regulator, in-car testing...................................7-15
Generator brushes, replacing..............................................7-18
Generator, disassembled--testing..........................................7-20
Generator, disassembling and assembling...................................7-18
Generator field windings, testing.........................................7-20
Generator, removing and installing........................................7-17
Generator technical data..................................................7-15
Generator troubleshooting.................................................7-15
Generator troubleshooting.................................................7-15
Generator types...........................................................7-14
Headlights, replacing and aiming..........................................7-25
Heat exchangers, removing and installing..................................1-11
Heated rear window........................................................7-34
Heater control flaps, replacing...........................................1-8
Heating and ventilation, general description..............................4-3
Heating and ventilating systems...........................................4-19
Heating cables and flaps, adjusting and replacing.........................4-19
Hoods and fuel filler flap................................................4-8
Horns and buzzers.........................................................7-36
Horn, troubleshooting and adjusting.......................................7-36
Ignition switch, removing and installing..................................7-23
Ignition system, general description......................................7-4
Ignition system......................................................1-5, 1-51
Ignition timing, checking................................................10-11
Ignition timing ....................................................1-53, 1-54
Instruments...............................................................7-37
Instruments, general description..........................................7-4
Instruments, removing and installing......................................7-38
Intake air preheating system, checking and adjusting......................2-16
Intake manifold...........................................................1-12
Lights and switches.......................................................7-25
Lights, general description...............................................7-4
Lights, checking.........................................................10-17
Locks, lubricating.......................................................10-18
Lubricants...............................................................10-4
Lubricating front end....................................................10-14
Lubricating front wheel bearings.........................................10-15
Lubrication and Maintenance.........................................Section 10
Lubrication and maintenance, test equipment..............................10-4
Lubrication and maintenance operations...................................10-9
Lubrication system........................................................1-5
Main drive shaft, disassembling and assembling............................3-35
Main drive shaft, repair procedures.......................................3-36
Maintenance and Lubrication.........................................Section 10
Maintenance schedules..............................................10-5, 10-7
Master cylinder...........................................................5-5
Master cylinder, removing and installing..................................5-6
Master cylinder, repairing................................................5-6
Master cylinder pushrod adjustment........................................5-5
Mirror, outside--removing and installing..................................4-16
Muffler, removing and installing..........................................1-9
Needle bearings and metal bushings, replacing.............................6-17
Oil cooler................................................................1-15
Oil cooler, removing and installing.......................................1-16
Oil filler and breather, removing and installing..........................1-42
Oil pressure switch, testing and replacing................................1-16
Oil pressure valves, removing and installing..............................1-38
Oil pump, removing and installing.........................................1-37
Oil pump, checking........................................................1-38
Oil strainer, removing and installing.....................................1-40
Outlet pipes, replacing...................................................1-8
Parking brake.............................................................5-27
Parking brake, general description........................................5-4
Parking brake, adjusting..................................................5-27
Parking brake cable, removing and installing..............................5-28
Parking brake lever, removing and installing..............................5-28
Parking brake adjustment, checking.......................................10-16
Pedal cluster--removing, repairing and installing.........................5-30
Piston clearance..........................................................1-29
Piston rings..............................................................1-28
Pistons and rings, general................................................1-27
Pistons and cylinders.....................................................1-5
Pistons, removing and installing..........................................1-27
Point adjustment..........................................................1-52
Pushrod tubes, removing and installing....................................1-19
Rear Axle and Transmission..........................................Section 3
Rear axle, disassembling..................................................3-14
Rear axle and suspension, general description.............................3-4
Rear axle repairs.........................................................3-5
Rear bumper, removing and installing......................................4-5
Rear driveshaft oil seal, replacing.......................................3-11
Rear fender, removing and installing......................................4-7
Rear hood lock, removing and installing...................................4-11
Rear hood and hinge, removing and installing..............................4-11
Rear seat, removing and installing........................................4-18
Rear suspension...........................................................3-54
Rear wheel bearings, lubricating.........................................10-14
Rear wheel alignment................................................3-60, 3-61
Rear window defroster.....................................................7-34
Reverse gears and rear driveshaft, removing and installing................3-19
Reverse gears.............................................................3-19
Reverse shaft and needle bearings, removing and installing................3-34
Ring gear, adjusting......................................................3-50
Rocker arm shaft, removing and installing.................................1-18
Rocker arm shaft assembly, disassembling and assembling...................1-18
Running boards and fenders................................................4-7
Running board, removing and installing....................................4-8
S3 Thickness, determining.................................................3-48
Seats, general description................................................4-3
Seats.....................................................................4-17
Secondary circuit.........................................................1-55
Shift forks, adjusting....................................................3-32
Shift housing, disassembling and assembling...............................3-24
Shock absorbers...........................................................6-6
Shock absorbers, checking....................................6-7, 10-14, 10-16
Shock absorbers, removing and installing..................................3-54
Sliding roof (sun roof)...................................................4-25
Sliding roof, adjusting top height........................................4-28
Sliding roof cables, adjusting............................................4-27
Sliding roof runners and cables, removing and installing..................4-26
Sliding roof panel, removing and installing...............................4-25
Solenoid switch test data.................................................7-14
Solenoid--removing, adjusting and installing..............................7-10
Spark advance mechanism, checking.........................................1-54
Spark plugs, servicing and replacing...............................1-56, 10-10
Speedometer cable, replacing..............................................7-37
Spring plate adjustment...................................................3-57
Spring specifications.....................................................1-39
Starter, bench tests......................................................7-14
Starter bushing, removing and installing..................................3-12
Starter data..............................................................7-14
Starter, disassembling and assembling.....................................7-11
Starter drive servicing...................................................7-12
Starter, removing and installing..........................................7-10
Starter types.............................................................7-9
Starting system......................................................7-4, 7-9
Starting system troubleshooting...........................................7-9
Steering.............................................................6-4, 6-21
Steering, adjusting.......................................................6-21
Steering column, removing and installing..................................6-25
Steering column switches, removing and installing.........................7-27
Steering damper,removing and checking.....................................6-24
Steering gear box--disassembling, assembling and adjusting................6-28
Steering gear box, removing and installing................................6-27
Steering (strut front suspension).........................................8-17
Steering (strut front suspension), general description....................8-4
Steering knuckle, removing and installing.................................6-9
Steering knuckle, checking................................................6-12
Steering knuckles (strut front suspension)................................8-8
Steering lock, checking and adjusting.....................................6-6
Steering play, checking..................................................10-15
Strut front suspension technical data.....................................8-33
Strut front suspension maintenance........................................8-4
Strut Front Suspension..............................................Section 8
Sun roof..................................................................4-25
Suspension ball joints (strut front suspension)...........................8-10
Suspension struts, general description....................................8-3
Suspension struts.........................................................8-12
Switches in dashboard, removing and installing............................7-25
Tapered roller bearings, removing and installing..........................3-22
Tapped holes, repairing...................................................1-43
Thermostat, adjusting.....................................................1-14
Throttle valve positioner, removing and installing........................2-12
Throttle valve positioner, adjusting................................2-11, 2-19
Tie rods, removing and checking...........................................6-24
Tightening torques........................................................1-57
Timing, adjusting.........................................................1-53
Tire condition and pressure, checking....................................10-16
Tire inflation pressures, conventional...................................10-17
Tire inflation pressures, radial.........................................10-17
Tire types and pressures..................................................5-31
Tire wear, normal.........................................................5-32
Tires, abnormal wear......................................................5-34
Tires and wheels..........................................................5-31
Tires, changing...........................................................5-33
Toe, checking and adjusting...............................................6-5
Tolerances, wear limits and settings......................................1-58
Torque converter drive plate, removing and installing.....................1-30
Torque converter..........................................................1-30
Torsion arm, removing and installing......................................6-13
Torsion arms, checking....................................................6-13
Torsion arms, suspension ball joints, and torsion bars....................6-13
Torsion bar adjustment technical data.....................................3-64
Torsion bars, removing and installing.....................................6-17
Torsion bars and spring plates, removing and installing...................3-54
Track control arms and stabilizer bar, general description................8-4
Track control arms and stabilizer bar (strut front suspension)............8-14
Transmission and Rear Axle..........................................Section 3
Transmission..............................................................3-24
Transmission and rear axle, removing and installing.......................3-13
Transmission and rear axle maintenance....................................3-4
Transmission and rear axle technical data.................................3-62
Transmission and rear axle tightening torques.............................3-62
Transmission and final drive, checking for leaks.........................10-14
Transmission case, general description....................................3-4
Transmission gear ratios..................................................3-63
Transmission gears in case, removing and installing.......................3-25
Transmission gears and synchronizers......................................3-4
Transmission oil, checking/changing......................................10-13
Transmission rebuilding data..............................................3-63
Transmission repairs......................................................3-11
Trim, sliding roof, and convertible tops, general description.............4-3
Tune-up specifications, basic.............................................1-60
Turn signal switch, adjusting.............................................7-28
Turn signals and emergency flashers, testing..............................7-27
Valve clearance...........................................................1-25
Valve clearance, checking and adjusting..................................10-10
Valve gear and cylinder heads.............................................1-17
Valve guides, checking and replacing......................................1-22
Valve seats, replacement of...............................................1-22
Valve seats, refacing.....................................................1-23
Valve springs, removing and installing....................................1-21
Valve stem diameters......................................................1-21
Valve train...............................................................1-5
Valves, adjusting.........................................................1-25
Valves, general...........................................................1-20
Valves, lapping...........................................................1-25
Valves, refacing..........................................................1-24
Valves, removing and installing...........................................1-21
Ventilation system (with fan --1973 on)...................................4-23
Ventilation system (with fan--through 1972)...............................4-22
Ventilation system (without fan)..........................................4-21
Warning buzzer............................................................7-37
Wheel alignment, checking................................................10-15
Wheel bearings............................................................6-4
Wheel cylinder repair.....................................................5-24
Wheel cylinder, removing and installing...................................5-24
Wheel rotation............................................................5-33
Wheels....................................................................5-31
Wheels and tires..........................................................5-31
Wheels and Brakes...................................................Section 5
Wheels and tires, technical data..........................................5-36
Wheels, removing and installing...........................................5-32
Windshield washers........................................................7-34
Windshield wipers, general description....................................7-4
Windshield wiper arm adjustment dimensions................................7-34
Windshield wiper motor--in-car testing....................................7-29
Windshield wiper motor troubleshooting...............................7-28,7-29
Windshield wiper motor and frame, removing and installing.................7-29
Windshield wiper motor, disassembling and assembling......................7-31
Windshield wipers and washers, checking..................................10-17
Windshield wipers and washer..............................................7-28
Windshield wiping system troubleshooting.............................7-34,7-35
Wiper blades and arms, removing, servicing and installing.................7-32
Wiper shaft and wiper shaft bearing, replacing............................7-30
Wiper switch, removing and installing.....................................7-32
Wiring diagrams...........................................................7-39
Wiring, general description...............................................7-4

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