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VW Bus & WestfaliaVehicle Inspection Check List

(V Eng)

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____ Fuel system: Inspect fuel injection/carburetion system operation, fuel lines, hose clamps, fuel pump, filters, fuel tank, overflow reservoirs, vapour recirculation, filler and cap.

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____ Intake system: Inspect air filter, air flow meter, intake hoses, clamps, tubes, leaks, connections, condition.

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____ Cooling system: (water-cooled) Pressure test for leaks. Inspect radiator, water pump, belt, coolant level, heads, heaters, valves, hoses, connections, temperature sensors. (air-cooled): tin covers, thermostat, flap, foam insulation.

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____ Intake system: Inspect air filter, air flow meter, intake hoses, clamps, tubes, leaks, connections, condition.

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____ Ignition system: Inspect distributor, cap, rotor, points, advance mechanism, hall sensor, ignition wires, spark plugs, coil, timing, ground terminals, electrical terminal connectors, computer, idle control.

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____ Vacuume hoses: Inspect all hoses and connectors.

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____ Exhaust system: Inspect for leaks, rust, attachments, CAT, Oxy sensor

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____Transmission: Manual & automatic. Inspect for oil level, operation, leaks, venting, shifting mechanism. Last flush & fill.

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____Clutch: Inspect master & slave cylinders and or cables, adjustment, leaks, fluid level & condition.

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____Steering: Inspect (power steering) fluid level, belt, leaks, line condition, rack bushings, u-joint, tie rods, wheel bearings, alignment, operation. (manual) rack bushings, tie rods, flex joints, wheel bearings, alignment, operation.

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____ Suspension: Inspect, ball joints (upper & lower), swing arm bushings, torsion bars, shocks,

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____ Brakes: Inspect, discs, drums, callipers, wheel cylinders, pads, shoes, hardware, cables, hoses, vacuum booster, adjustment, operation.

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____ Tires: Inspect & report, size, load rating, condition.

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____Altenator & Starter: Inspect charging system, starter operation. Visual and audio inspection. Alternator mounting bracket. Belt & wiring condition.

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____Compression: check & report

----------Dry : 1 ______ 2 ______ 3 ______ 4 ______

----------Oil : 1 ______ 2 ______ 3 ______ 4 ______ (if needed)

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____Temperature: (Infrared check): Motor and cooling system liquid (8 points), exhaust system, heads.

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-------Other---------

____Lighting: inspection, headlights (hi/lo beams), running lights, turn signals, back-up, instrument & interior, other.

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____Horn: operation.

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____Electrical - miscellaneous: Inspect.

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____Chassis lubrication: Inspection, air-cooled only.

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____Motor & Transmission mounts: Inspection.

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____Air conditioning: Inspect, operation.

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____Propane: Camper Only - Inspect tank, valves, regulator, lines, hoses, cook stove, fridge, heater.

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-------Miscellaneous---------

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Frank Condelli & Associates - January 01, 2007

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