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  1. New T4 Owner

    General Technical
    Hey Guys :) I have recently purchased A T4 2.4 1996 and want to convert It into my dream camper. This is also first vehicle I have owned. I am Instantly In love with the wonder that is my T4, but as a newbie to mechanics, Basically I was wondering if you more experienced T4 Enthusiasts Could...
  2. starting problem

    Engine & Gearbox
    Hi everyone, this is my first post so hope that this is in the right area. I have a 1996 2.4l diesel engine. It has recently suffered from having the alternator bracket shear off the engine block. This has been repaired but now it is very difficult to start. Once started it will tick over but if...
  3. newbie in need!

    General T4 Chat
    hi guys, im luke and ive just taken a big step and sold my much loved ibiza cupra and got myself a 98 lwb t4 and cant wait to start tinkering and get it sprayed. i bought the t4 about two weeks ago with a seized engine its the 2.4d i belive its a AJA? not 100% as i am new to the T4 world :D. im...
  4. T4 Gearbox issue

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    Hi all, Got a 96 diesel T4 2.4 non turbo. Yesterday when attempting to reverse out of a driveway the van got stuck in reverse gear, we did manage to pull it out and for the four hour journey home it went into all gears, including reverse, absolutely fine. I am worried this could be an...
  5. Looking for a new 2.4d engine

    Engine & Gearbox
    As the name suggests I'm looking for a new engine for my 2.4d van. My mechanic has just told me the head gasket is gone so it'll be cheaper in the long run to get a new engine I think. :* anybody know where I can get hold of one or know anyone selling one? I've had a look on eBay but there's not...
  6. Coolant capacity?

    Engine & Gearbox
    Can anybody tell me how much anti-freeze goes in a 2.4 diesel?
  7. Time to put my T4 story in pics and words. A 1992 'velle 2.4D

    SWB Garage (All Versions)
    i bought the Bus in 2004 and one of the first things I did was to remove the rear seats and fit a cargo shield and load anchor points and fit a tow bar. the reason to register it as a "Truck" in Sweden to reduce the road tax from about £900 about £300 a year. So that is how it was for quite a...
  8. intermittent loss of power - '1996 2.4 turbo AAB Diesel engine swb

    Engine & Gearbox
    My wife & I bought a 1996 'N' Reg 2.4 Diesel turbo 'Merlin http://www.vwt4forum.co.uk/images/smilies/wizard.gif Autoholmes' camper with 45,000 on the clock, back in March of this year. After picking it up, the fuel gauge + temp gauge was very slow to respond (sometimes not at all, and the...
  9. Temperature and fuel gauge problem

    Engine & Gearbox
    Hi, I have just bought a VW T4 2.4 diesel Westfalia and when driving it home the I noticed that the temperature gauge would go close to and even over 100 degrees when I was pushing it on at 120-130kmh. Also, both the fuel gauge and temp gauge dropped right down and then came back up again...
  10. Selling 1996 T4 2.4 Day Van - Sold

    Vans For Sale
    Selling my white 1996 T4 van Diesel 5 cylinder, fitted genuine VW side windows and removable/sliding seats matching fabric. Tailgate with window. Located 5 miles from Plymouth. 157k miles, full service history @ Phil Davies in Plymouth, MOT til May 2012, just had lube service and taxed til Nov...
  11. Blown up 2.4 T4. What engine can I put in?

    Engine & Gearbox
    My T4 died the other day and I was hoping to put an engine in with a bit more grunt. Has anybody done a transplant for one of these beasts and what kind of options do I have in regards to engine size or type? I'm guessing even sticking a 1.9tdi in even is gonna be a pain in the plums! Any help...
  12. urgent mechanical advice needed!!!

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    Hello all, hope someone out there can help me!! I have a 2.4 T4 standard diesel with 160k on the clock. It had been burning oil for a while and then developed a nasty top end noise like a valve hitting metal! I figured hydraulic tappet failure . Soon after the head gasket blew, I figured that...