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H2oVanagon is a division of Stephan's Auto Haus.  We are devoted to everything and anything Vanagon!  We have been servicing, performing maintenance and changing the way Vanagon's perform for over 20 years under the Stephan's Auto Haus brand.  The Stephan's Auto Haus Vanagon division has been so successful that there has become the need for an expanded and dedicated site.  H2oVanagon is dedicated to providing more information about Vanagon services and products available to improve your overall Vanagon experience.

We are one of California's premier VW Vanagon repair shops, and our loyal customers will still be provided service out of the Stephan's Auto Haus Sacramento California location.  H2oVanagon customers will be provided the same excellent service that our Stephan's Auto Haus customers have come to expect.  Vanagon repair & service is something we take pride in.  VW Vanagon restoration is very popular and needed these days.  Tell us what you need or want and we will do our best to make it happen!  Not satisfied with your current Vanagon service provider?  Bring your Vanagon to us and you too will see why so many people use our service.  Call or send us an email to setup your appointment.  Need more power or an easier Vanagon to repair and maintain, consider our 1.8T Vanagon Engine Conversion. Come take a test drive in one. You'll be presently surprised.

There’s no greater peace of mind than knowing you have one less worry by having your vehicles serviced by the professionals at Stephan’s Auto Haus.  Our warranty covers parts and labor on qualifying repairs and services for 24 months/24,000 miles.  We are also recognized as an Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) shop which is well known as the industry-leading certification program for automotive professionals. ASE certification means that an individual has passed tough industry-developed exams and meets experience requirements.

1.8T Engine Conversion

The 1.8T provides the best performance, reliability and ability to meet California's strict smog requirements. This modern inline 4 cylinder low emissions engine is rebuilt to provide our customers with more worry free adventures than the stock engine.

For customers who would prefer to install the conversion themselves, H2oVanagon offers two different options for our 1.8T Engine Conversion Kit.  1.8T DIY and 1.8T Turnkey kit. You will be able to purchase the same kit we use to install in our 1.8T Vanagon Engine Conversions.


Rebuilt 1.8T engines are tested in Haus and ready to install. Still California legal! Power, Reliability, Economical and 50 state legal.


Contact us to see how we can improve your outdoor adventures!


Vanagon Restoration

The quality painters and cabinet makers we work with will breath new life into your Vanagon.  A good deal of our customers have had their Vanagon for years but are ready to take advantage of more modern conveniences than what was previously available.


Restoring your Vanagon not just to its previous glory but better is a journey we would love to help you realized.  

Vanagon Repair & Serivce

Some of the VW Vanagon repair services we offer:

  • Oil & Oil Filter Service

  • Air Conditioning Service

  • Complete Suspension Repair & Upgrade

  • Cooling System Maintenance and Repair

  • Engine Computer Diagnostic

  • Electrical  Diagnose & Repair

  • Headlight  & Light Upgrade

  • Refrigerator Upgrade

  • Solar and Auxiliary Battery Installation

  • Pop-Top Canvas Replacement

  • Pop-Top Headliner

  • Aftermarket Gas Heater Install

  • Vintage Air AC Install. AC coming from dash.

  • Westfalia AC Panel. More air to the front!

  • Drive-line Service & Alignment (Syncro)

  • Complete Sound Deadening Service

  • Stereo & Speaker Upgrade

  • Complete Paint & Body Repair Offered

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