Volkswagen Rabbit Scirocco Jetta Service Manual 1980-1984

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This Volkswagen Rabbit, Scirocco, Jetta service manual covers 1980, 1981, 1982, 1983, and 1984 with gasoline engines. This manual includes both the American-made Rabbit and VW Pickup Truck, and the German-made Convertible, Jetta and Scirocco built for sale in the United States and Canada.

Gasoline Models, including Pickup Truck, Convertible, and GTI

In addition to comprehensive maintenance and repair on the 1.6 and 1.7 liter engines, there»s a wealth of specific information on the bigger GTI 1.8 liter engine (which includes modified fuel injection, a special cylinder head, oversize valves, and much more), the Pickup Truck (which uses a different, leaf spring rear suspension), and the Convertible»s top adjustment. Complete tune-up steps and emission control specifications for the fuel-injected and carbureted engines, including the electronic ignition systems found on many models, help ensure that your car will run at peak performance. There is also a comprehensive body repair section, with detailed body dimensions for the sedan, Cabriolet, Scirocco and Pickup.

Here is a sample of the kind of up-to-date information you will find:

Fundamental automotive concepts, with simple explanations of basic troubleshooting, effective workshop practices and tools.

Complete tune-up specifications for all covered – including those with breakerless transistorized ignition systems, plus troubleshooting and repair of the CIS fuel injection system.

Valve adjustment for the overhead camshaft engine, emission control tests, repairs and vacuum line hook ups.

Rebuilding disc and drum brakes – including Kelsey-Hayes calipers.

Repairing the front suspension and the steering gearbox – including complete service and repair of the power steering system.

Repairing the Pickup Truck»s rear suspension.

Troubleshooting, replacing or repairing every component of the electrical system – with all the available wiring diagrams from the vehicle manufacturer.

Adjusting and rebuilding the automatic transmission and the manual transmission.

Adjusting and repairing the sunroof.

Plus the comprehensive Volkswagen factory tolerances, wear limits, adjustments and tightening torque specifications that you»ve come to expect from Bentley manuals.

Partial Table of Contents

Section One: Lubrication and Maintenance

1. Lubricants
2. Maintenance Schedules
3. Oil Change Service
4. Engine Compartment Maintenance
5. Under-vehicle Maintenance
6. Body and Inside-vehicle maintenance
7 Basic Care.

Section Two: Brakes and Wheels

1. General Description
2. Maintenance
3. Brake Troubleshooting
4. Master Cylinder and Pressure Regulator
5. Brake Pedal and Brake Servo
6. Brake Lines and Hoses
7. Disc Brakes
8. Drum Brakes
9. Bleeding Brakes
10. Parking Brake
11. Wheels and Tires.

Section Three: Suspension and Steering

1.General Description
3.Wheel Alignment
4. Front Suspension
5. Rear Suspension
6. Steering
7. Emission Controls.

Section Four: Fuel and Exhaust Systems

1. General Description
2. Maintenance
3. Fuel Tank
4. Removing and Installing Mechanical Fuel Pump
5. Adjusting Idle
6. Carburetor Troubleshooting
7. Fuel Injection Troubleshooting and Repair
8. Accelerator Cable
9. Emission Controls
10. Exhaust System.

Section Five: Engine And Clutch

1. General Description
2. Maintenance
3. Ignition System with Breaker Points
4. Breakerless Transistorized Ignition System
5. Cooling System
6. Valves, Camshaft and Cylinder Head
7. Lubrication System
8. Removing and Installing Engine
9. Torque Converter and Drive Plate
10. Flywheel and Clutch
11. Pistons, Piston Rings and Connecting Rods
12. Crankshaft and Intermediate Shaft.

Section Six: Electrical System

1. General Description
2. Maintenance
3. Battery
4. Starting System
5. Charging System
6. Turn Signals and Emergency Flashers
7. Windshield Wipers and Washers
8. Lights and Switches
9. Horn and Buzzer
10. Heating and Ventilation
11. Instruments
12. Wiring, Fuses, and Relays (1980, 1981 German-built)
13. Wiring, Fuses and Relays (1981 and later).

Section Seven: Body and Interior

1. General Description
2. Maintenance
3. Towing and Lifting Vehicle
4. Removing and Installing Bolt-on Components
5. Heating and Ventilation
6. repairing Front Suspension Mounting
7. Sunroof
8. Replacing and Reshaping Body Parts.

Section Eight: Manual Transmission

1. General Description
2. Maintenance
3. Gearshift Lever and Shift Linkage
4. Driveshafts
5. Removing and Installing Transaxle
6. Transmission
7. Final Drive
8. Adjusting Final Drive
9. Transaxle Case.

Section Nine: Automatic Transmission

1. General Description
2. Maintenance
3. Troubleshooting
4. Selector Lever and Cable
5. Automatic Transmission Adjustments
6. Servicing Valve Body and Valve Body Assembly
7. Servicing Governor
8. 2nd Gear Brake Band Servo Piston
9. Removing and Installing Transaxle
10. Torque Converter
11. Repairing Automatic Transmission
12. Final Drive.
by Bentley Publishers
8 1/2 by 11 in. Hardcover
720 pages
1151 illustrations
100 pgs of wiring diagrams
Volkswagen Part No. LPV 800 104

Additional information

Weight 4.5 lbs
Dimensions 13 × 12 × 1.5 in


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