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For models with 12mm head bolts. 1 per car.
1982, 1983, 1984 VW Vanagon
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$19.19
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$19.99
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$47.16
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2 sets per engine.
1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992 VW Vanagon
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$51.99
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$54.16
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$147.17
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6 per engine.
1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992 VW Vanagon
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$2.19
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$2.28
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$8.58
MUST also add appropriate cylinder head gasket, please order separately. 1 set per car.
1982, 1983, 1984, 1985 VW Vanagon
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$49.99
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$52.07
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$69.46
1980, 1981, 1982, 1983 VW Vanagon
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$3.19
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$3.32
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$3.78
OEM
MUST also add appropriate cylinder head gasket, please order separately. 1 set per car.
1982, 1983, 1984, 1985 VW Vanagon
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$59.99
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$62.49
List
$282.20
Please order appropriate size head gasket separately. 1 set per car.
1982, 1983, 1984, 1985 VW Vanagon
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$26.99
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$28.11
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$138.00
1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991 VW Vanagon
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$3.19
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$3.32
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$13.70
For engines with 12mm head bolts. 1 per car.
1982, 1983, 1984 VW Vanagon
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$18.49
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$19.26
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$26.16
1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991 VW Vanagon
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$82.99
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$86.45
List
$176.31
1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991 VW Vanagon
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$25.99
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$27.07
List
$81.67

The average price of a VW Vanagon head gasket is between $2.19 and $82.99.

A VW Vanagon head gasket is a crucial component of the engine's cylinder head. It is responsible for creating a seal between the engine block and the cylinder head, preventing leakage of coolant and oil. The head gasket is typically located between the engine block and the cylinder head, allowing it to withstand the high-pressure environment within the combustion chamber.

Signs of a Blown VW Vanagon Head Gasket

Here are some common signs of a blown head gasket in a VW Vanagon:

  1. Overheating: One of the most noticeable signs is the engine temperature rising quickly or consistently running hot.
  2. White smoke from the exhaust: If you see white smoke coming out of the exhaust, especially accompanied by a sweet smell, it could indicate a blown head gasket. This is caused by coolant leaking into the combustion chambers and being burned off.
  3. Milky oil or coolant: A blown head gasket can cause mixing of coolant with engine oil, resulting in a milky appearance of the oil on the dipstick or coolant reservoir.
  4. Loss of coolant: Constantly needing to top up coolant levels due to leaks can be a sign of a blown head gasket.
  5. Loss of compression: A significant drop in engine compression can occur when the head gasket fails, leading to various issues such as rough idling, misfires, or a decrease in engine power.
  6. Poor performance: A blown head gasket can cause decreased engine performance, including reduced acceleration, lack of power, or difficulty starting the vehicle.
  7. Coolant leaks: Check for any visible coolant leaks around the engine or underneath the vehicle. Leaking coolant may be a result of a blown head gasket.

It's worth noting that these signs are indicators of a possible blown head gasket, and a proper diagnosis by a qualified mechanic is recommended to confirm the issue.

Typical Lifespan of a VW Vanagon Head Gasket

The average lifespan of a VW Vanagon head gasket can vary depending on various factors such as maintenance, driving conditions, and usage. However, under normal circumstances, a well-maintained Vanagon head gasket can last anywhere from 100,000 to 150,000 miles. It is essential to keep up with regular maintenance, including coolant flushing and proper engine care, to maximize the lifespan of the head gasket. If you notice any symptoms of a failing head gasket, such as coolant leaks, overheating, or loss of compression, it is crucial to address the issue promptly to prevent further damage to the engine.

Buying a VW Vanagon Head Gasket Online

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