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  1. VW T5 vibration in automatic gearbox

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    Hi, I REALLY hope someone can help! I have a 2005 VW T30 (2.5 Automatic) that has recently started vibrating somewhere in the system, feels like the gearbox, when changing from 4-5 and 5-6. If i select the tiptronic gearbox and manually change gear the vibration isnt felt providing i allow the...
  2. Very RARE Automatic Transmission Problem nobody could solve yet - desperate

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    Hi everybody I have a 2.4D California T4 with automatic transmission and I have a long history of problems. A few years ago the transmission started making erratic shifts ONLY if the engine was warm and ONLY after turning the engine off and then on again. Then if it changed to third it acted...
  3. Automatic to Manual T4 Help please? Manchester / Derbyshire

    Engine & Gearbox
    Hi, (apologies for the long description - might help in understanding my issues - thanks for reading!) I've been worried about my Auto gearbox for about 12 months. I have a 2002 2.5 Tdi Automatic, she has done only 120k. Last year whilst on holiday we started getting a juddering from the...
  4. Any advice on 2005 2.5TDI 130 Automatic

    Engine & Gearbox
    Hi, Going to look at a van today to potentially buy, and wondered if anyone had some advice or pointers to look out for. The van is a 2005 2.5TDI 130 automatic SWB T5. It has done about 86k Any tips would be really appreciated!
  5. Automatic Transmission downshifts unnecessarily

    Engine & Gearbox
    I have a 2007 T5 Caravelle with a 128KW 2.5L Turbo Diesel engine and 5-speed automatic transmission. Lately, it has been upshifting in this strange sequence: 1st - 2nd - 3rd - 2nd - 3rd - 4th - 5th. That is, it almost always down-changes back to 2nd after 3rd gear, before proceeding up the...
  6. Auto Box Recon or Manual conversion?

    Engine & Gearbox
    My Auto box has started leaking oil and stuttering as it moves through the gears so I figure I've got a few weeks before it packs in. :( I'm resigned to the fact it could cost upwards of a grand to fix but wanted to understand all the angles before I turn up at the garage.... for example is...
  7. t4 tdi auto problem

    Engine & Gearbox
    Hi i have 2000 102 hp 2.5tdi with the 4speed automatic gearbox. Car has done about 300000km. The 4th gear has started slipping. If i drive really carefully at constant speed it holds but even small acceleration makes the revs jump to 4000 and the car wont move any faster. Gears 1, 2 and 3...
  8. 4speed autotrans

    Engine & Gearbox
    Vw Pic-up 97 2,5L gasolin EAT engine with a 4 speed auto trans 01P I got a dried up and blown o-ring to the oil cooler, got rid of the oil and lost traction at speed. Did towing the car approximately 1.5 mil. After new oil and replacing the o-ring, I have no drive at all, regardless of gear...
  9. Automatic Gearbox: Setting Transmission modes with VAGCOM

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    With a Vagcom it is possible to reset or change the shift patterns in the automatic gearbox range. And also reset the DSP (dynamic shift points), The dynamic shift point will monitor your driving pattern and adapt to your driving style. First, make sure there are no fault codes in the Auto...
  10. Oil cooler fitted to auto.

    General T4 Chat
    Has anyone fitted a cooler to their automatic gearbox? Do you have photos, prices etc? And what sort of work is involved? thanks for any help.
  11. Questions, questions, questions!!

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    Hi everyone, got a couple of questions regarding 1995 t4 Caravelle 2.5 petrol auto :D 1. Has anyone got any suggestions about why the engine is hunting at idle? Its only a minor fluctuation but it would be nice to sort it out. 2. Does anyone have a working rear underfloor heater motor and...
  12. Automatic Gearbox - Additional cooling

    Engine & Gearbox
    As most of you know the automatic gearbox is somewhat fragile, and frequent oil changes above the recommended service intervals has been suggested many a time. The reasons for the oil needing to be changed is that the gearbox generates too much heat above the operational temperature of the...
  13. 2.5 TDI auto gearbox perfect working order

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    Now sold. Thanks.
  14. HOW TO - Change Automatic Transmission Fluid (ATF) photoguide.

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    Replacement Parts for Maintenance There are a total of four different items needed to change the AFT and filter. Filter (Strainer) - VW # 01M 325 429 Filter Gasket - VW # 01M 325 443 Pan Gasket - VW # 098 321 370 AFT Fluid, 4 litres - VW # G 052 162 A2 Filters & gaskets are also available...
  15. Automatic Gearbox: Setting the Adaptive Transmission Sequence

    Technical Articles
    The T4 uses an electronically controlled transmission which sets the shift points based on engine load and rpm information that is tuned to your specific driving habits. Sometimes this information gets garbled or for whatever reason may need to be reset to the default patterns so that it can...
  16. Auto or not to Auto.....

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    Hi all - new member to the T4 family, just sold my T2 and am about to go for an automatic 2003 LWB T4 and kit it out to my requirements. I really like the idea of an automatic but understand they aren't as robust as the manual. Are there any parts that need replacing after a certain amount of...
  17. automatics opinions?

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    Been lookong for a T4 what are the 2.5 automatics like seen one with 100k at £2800 looked like a good price to me whats your opinons?
  18. Automatic Gearbox: information & PDF downloads

    Technical Articles
    Been doing some more searches which has bought up a cople of interesting finds. All 4 gear automatic VAG boxes are referred to as AG4. Then split into the following phases: Phase I, 098, 1990 - 1994 Without a lock-up torque converter, German Built Phase II, 098 01P, 1995 - 97 With a lock-up...
  19. A question for all users of AUTOMATIC gearboxs

    Engine & Gearbox
    A question for all users of AUTOMATIC gearboxes Hi Everyone out there in T4 land, serious question............T: I would like to know how many of us are using nice reliable AUTOs thats have'nt let us down and whats the highest mileage without any serious problems? I'm fed up with just hearing...
  20. Auto Gearbox Troubles

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    I have a 1992 LWB T4 Caravelle 5 cylinder petrol with an auto gearbox. Ever since I bought the vehicle and particularly when cold, the gearbox changes down gear with a thump - at slow speeds like deccelerating to go over a speed hump and then putting the power back on, if it changes down into...