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Mixing must take place before the wax
starts to separate because subsequent
mixing is effective only in the tank but
not in the rest of the fuel system.
If the fuel is already waxed to such an
extent that the engine will not start it is
sufficient to place the vehicle in a warm
room for a while.
Other fuel additives (anti-waxing agents
and similar fluids) must not be mixed with
the Diesel fuel.
The filler neck is on the right hand side
of the vehicle.
The fuel tank capacity is approx. 60
litres (syncro 70).
Trouble-free refueling calls for correct
use of filler nozzle.
Insert nozzle fully into tank neck and
do not tilt it.
Do not try to fill tank too quickly,
otherwise the fuel (especially Diesel) will
foam and this may cause nozzle to switch
off too soon.
As soon as the correctly operated auto-
matic nozzle switches off for the first
time, the tank is full. Do not try then to
put more fuel in because otherwise the
expansion space in tank will be filled -
the fuel can then overflow when it gets
Note for vehicles with Diesel engine:
Bleeding the fuel system
The fuel system does not need bleeding
when tank has been run dry - this takes
place automatically while starting.
Note for vehicles with factory fitted
Catalyst vehicles have a smaller dia-
meter tank filler neck which is closed
with a spring-loaded flap below the
filler opening. Filler nozzles for lead-
free petrol are smaller to suit and open
the flap when inserted in filler neck.
This is to ensure that only lead-free
petrol can be put into tank. - a useful website for owners and enthusiasts of VW Westfalia T25 / T3 / Vanagon Campervans


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