Volkswagen Air-Cooled Beetle and Karmann Ghia Repair Information:
1952-1957 The Volkswagen (Types 11, 14, and 15) Workshop Manual:
1952-1957 is a comprehensive source of air-cooled Volkswagen repair
information for Volkswagen Beetle and Karmann Ghia models sold in the
USA and Canada. This historical archive edition covers 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 Engines covered: Volkswagen Air-cooled Type 1 "upright"
engine 1131cc, 25hp Volkswagen Air-cooled Type 1 "upright" engine
1192cc, 36hp (from January 1954) Volkswagen Air-cooled Type 1 "upright"
engine 1192cc, 36hp (from August 1955) Transmissions covered: Volkswagen
Standard with non-synchronized "crash box" transmission Volkswagen De
Luxe with 2nd, 3rd and 4th gear synchronized transmission Technical
highlights: Engine and cylinder head service, repair and reconditioning,
including bench testing procedures and specifications for 25hp and 36hp
motors Solex 28 PCI carburetor and Solex fuel pump troubleshooting,
rebuilding, and adjustment. Transmission removal, rebuilding, and
adjustment, including special needle bearings on synchromesh
transmissions. Frame, floor and body panel repair, including
measurements and detailed cutting, alignment & welding instrutions and
painting preparation and procedures. Body repair and replacement
procedures, including the sliding fabric sunroof and convertible top.
Complete wiring diagrams. Factory changes and updates are noted in the
text by manufactuing date, chassis number, engine number and part
number. Full explanations of the operation of all systems, with exploded
views, cutaways and diagrams. Required workshop equIn Printment, tools,
and equIn Printment for local manufacture listings. Troubleshooting
tables for clutch, carburetor, fuel pump, steering, brakes, generator,
starter, and wIn Printers. Maintenance and lubrication charts and
Dimensions: 8 1/2 in. x 11 in.