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  1. Engine & Gearbox
    My T4 2.5 petrol has gone from perfect starting and idling, to needing a bit of gas to get going and failing to hold idle. Initial symptoms were occasional slightly delayed start, sometimes giving a little surge when cruising with little/no throttle and maybe almost cutting out at traffic...
  2. Engine & Gearbox
    Hi All, Recently bought a non-runner with the intention of stripping for parts for my working T4. Appears the non-runner is actually in better condition than mine body wise so am considering attempting to fix the engine, or put a new one in. I'm completely new to this, but as I have nothing...
  3. Electrical
    Hey guys I'm from Australia and I've got a T4 TDI Caravelle and I've just about run out of ideas now Got this van about 6 months ago and have been getting it up to scratch, it's had a brake light switch code (replaced and still there) since I got it and the windows stopped working, those I...
  4. Technical Articles
    I am narrowing it down to this particular engine to simplify and stop the usual time consuming old natter that goes on for hours without any conclusions! Sorry about that! I am old and impatient, so straight to the point: By design, there is some form of mesh inside the orifices and compartments...
  5. Engine & Gearbox
    Hey all Forum noob here, but I've had a bunch of people reccomend I shoot a post on here to figure out what's my best option. As the title suggests, my 2004, 2.5 T5 has well and truly shot itself in the face. From what I can see through the great gaping hole in the side of the block, it...
  6. Electrical
    I've got a mint condition T4 Caravelle 2001, 2.5TDI. It has an Eberspacher D3WZ water heater buried in the engine compartment. I have two questions and would really appreciate it if anyone can help - has anyone serviced one of these, and if so, any tips or recommendations how to do it? And...
  7. Vans For Sale
    4x4 VW 4Motion Transporter T5 2.5 170hp (More images here - Images and lsting) Owned since 2013. Second owner (1st was National grid) Selling due to renewing work van to newer 4Motion Full prior National Grid service history Private Service history since our ownership It's been my work van...
  8. General T5 Chat
    Hi there, posting here for my father. He has a 2.5 AXD LWB T5 and which recently dropped a Valve resulting in some significant engine damage. He loves this van and wants to continue using it however looking online there isn't anywhere that seems to reliably supply these engines. I understand...
  9. Engine & Gearbox
    Hi, I was wondering if anyone could help me locate a flywheel for a 1998 2.5 petrol Syncro. Any help would be much appreciated.
  10. Vans For Sale
    SWB panel van - 3 seat day van conversion. This tidy T30 "Panel van" has an unusual right hand door (California style, but apparently just how it was specced by the fist owner). 2.5L R5 engine. 6 Speed 130bhp . It has had the "standard" 2.5L T5 issues dealt with: new Turbo and vacuum...
  11. General T5 Chat
    Was looking into getting a full exhaust system with dummy cat from pptuning . Was wondering will it pass mot , on inspection or emissions? I have a 2006 pre dpf 2.5 AXD engine , the plate value is 0.8 , if I'm looking at the correct number . When getting stuff like this done do you need to...
  12. General T5 Chat
    Found MANNOL engine oil on eBay it looks like it covers alot of VW specs if it does it's like a wonder oil lol , but it's really cheap . Also says it covers 505.01 and 506.01 But the in description says 504.00/507.00/502.00/505.00/503.01/506.00/ VW 505.01*/506.01** *Except VW PDU engines...
  13. General T5 Chat
    Is anyone out there or does anybody know anyone who is selling a pptuning exhaust for lwb 2.5 T5 or similar to the pptuning one ?
  14. T4 Articles & Information
    Hi every one, 03 Reg, 2.5l TDI, AJT engine. i'm having an issue and cant figure out the best way to go. Recently on a morning when i fire up the van the power steering is really hard to turn one way, Left turns are no problem at all. turning right i have to use both hands and even then it...
  15. Engine & Gearbox
    Hi I Have got a t5 2.5 130bnz which has developed a misfire about 1800-2000 Rpm it is there when the engine is cold from start up right through till up to temperature through all gears it judder but only at 1800-2000rpm No fault codes logged, no lights on I have removed an had the injectors...
  16. General T5 Chat
    Struggles to start on cold start, currently 5-10 degrees outside. When engine is warm less of an issue. White smoke on start up. Here is a video of the issue Thanks
  17. General T5 Technical
    My alternator was very noisy and the luck-up pulley was slipping at high revs - I had sourced an alternator and I realised very quickly its a really ty job so I had been putting off for ages. I spent a lot of time looking for details but there isn't a whole lot about so I gave it a crack and...
  18. Engine & Gearbox
    Sadly our van had a bit of a failure today. There's some sort of diaphragm valve that's part of the plastic top cover of our 2.5tdi. Today it snapped off leaving the van to spit out it oil and lose all power. On closer inspection it looks as if it's been glued back on previously. I'd like to...
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  19. General T4 Chat
    Hi there, Selling my Caravelle, just wondering what it's worth. Here some spec's: 111 kw 151 BHP 5 seats long chassis GPS, Cruise control, heated frontseats, Airco front and back seats luxury fitting thanks for your help!!!
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