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  1. Stuck in first gear and lurching into second

    Engine & Gearbox
    My 2004 T4's automatic transmission keeps getting stuck in first gear and lurching into second. It doesnt stay stuck very long, and it doesnt happen often. Has this happened to anybody else? I've taken it to multiple mechanics but it never acts up for them.
  2. Auto Rev While Idling

    Engine & Gearbox
    Not sure if this should go in electrical section or here in engine but here goes. My ACV 2.5 used to rev automatically when I started it first. It would fluctuate between 800 rpm and just below 1000 rpm after starting and do this for about 20 minutes and then would idle normally at just below...
  3. T5 auto gearbox 'clunking'

    Technical Threads
    Hello I've a 2005 T5, 2.5 diesel, 6-speed auto with about 190,000 km. I've had it since new and it has full VW service history. Never had any work done on gearbox. Recently it started making clunky changes (you feel the car shudder and hear a thump noise) going both up and down the box, mostly...
  4. T5.1 Haldex and Rear diff - What Oil DSG gearbox

    Engine & Gearbox
    Looking for change the oil in the haldex and rear diff on my 5.1 What oil do i need? G05-517-5A2 - says it's for 4Motion with 6 speed box, mine is a 7 speed DSG, not sure if that will be different? Cheers Stu
  5. Vw T4 SONNAX Adaptors to fit automatic gearbox transmission cooler

    Parts For Sale
    Hi all i have a pair of Sonnax adaptors…these fit onto the original banjo bolts on your transmission oil cooler. They allow you to add an extra transmission cooler to help keep the aft fluid temperatures down and save your auto box. There are many threads on here if you search including an...
  6. What's this part?

    Engine & Gearbox
    I have a part from VW T5 (2008) 2,5 TDI 174HP. Gearbox - automatic AISIMWORDE NTF-60. Has anyone got problems like this? It broke just like that. I really don't know how the broken part is called. Anyone knows where can I see schemes of this gearbox?
  7. audible alarm - T4 auto 2.4D 1992

    Engine & Gearbox
    Hi! Whilst driving up a Devon hill on full throttle at about 55mph I got a loud warning alarm sound (a rather urgent beeping). I dont really know if I let up the throttle in surprise or if it cut out automatically, but the vehicle lost all drive and coasted to a stop. I believe the engine had...
  8. VW Specialists Worcestershire

    General T4 Chat
    Hi Is anyone able to recommend a great VW Specialist in Worcestershire / Evesham area? My VR6 velle has started smoking and running very sick. Cheers Phil
  9. 2.5tdi AUF 2000 non starter

    Welcome to The VW T4 Forums
    Hi, I have a W reg 2.5TDI auto, engine code AUF which would not start. There is no fuel getting to the injectors and I have changed the stop solenoid and fuel pump relay with no luck. The garage has said there is a fault with the factory fitted immobiliser, has anyone had this problem and has...
  10. T4 2.5tdi AUF automatic gearbox fluid flush

    Engine & Gearbox
    Hi All, I'm just curious that have someone changed automatic transmission fluids with flushing? Or could someone give instructions how to do it properly? (I have additional cooler and dipstick fitted on my transmission.)
  11. Auto died, should I change to manual

    Engine & Gearbox
    I have a original Multivan, but the Auto box has lost ALL drive, had to come home on flatbed lorry. Does any one know where I can either get it rebuilt - assume major damage internally, a good s/h unit, or where I can get the parts required to convert to manual. It is a 2.5 tdi 102Hp, with an...
  12. Auto Gearbox problem - Diesel

    Engine & Gearbox
    Hi folks, we expats living in Spain and are new to this forum and newbies to the T4 world. Can anyone HELP? We have just bought last night a T4 2001 diesel auto 2.5 with 133,000 km on the clock, the engine runs sweet and we test drove it before we bought with no problems and everything was...
  13. VW 1995 T4 2.5 auto - Petrol consumption

    Engine & Gearbox
    I'm interested to know how good/bad the petrol consumption is for my van and how well others do, both auto and manual petrol driven T4s. Any input for comparison or tips to improve it would be great. This is my VW '95 T4 2.5 auto: I don't thrash it, and take the foot off the pedal whenever...
  14. 91 2.5 petrol stumbles/pops/stalls just off of idle

    Engine & Gearbox
    Hi guys, I realise how difficult it is to diagnose faults like this without the van in front of you, but I just thought I'd ask in case anyone else has had a similar issue Recently my 91 2.5 petrol auto California developed an occassional misfire and a stumble just off of idle. It would idle...
  15. Auto gearbox trouble - recon, repair or new

    Engine & Gearbox
    T30 shuttle auto. 05. 140,000. only had 3 months. bought with limiter service history for £7k. new turbo fitted. now - gear change is thudy, especially when warmed up and in lower gears up and down. had diag and showed fault on solenoid 2. 0026 solenoid 2-N89 oil black and smell burnt (thats...
  16. Does Stub Shaft and Driveshaft Problem Apply to 2.5 Auto?

    Engine & Gearbox
    As a newbie I've been busy doing as much homework I can. Currently looking a potential purchase of a BCP 2.5 auto. Does the stripped drive splines problem apply to auto boxes as well as manuals? And are there any issues with the auto gearbox that I should be looking for? Cheers for the help.
  17. Rattle when stopping in 98 Caravelle

    Engine & Gearbox
    So I just got my first T4, 98 caravelle automatic, I'm in love, she drives great but when you stop, there is a nasty rattle coming from around the gearbox/exhaust. Don't think its happening other than after driving and coming to a stop. Sound like a weld has come loose, hoping it has nothing to...
  18. Rattle when stopping in 98 Caravelle

    So I just got my first T4, 98 caravelle automatic, I'm in love, she drives great but when you stop, there is a nasty rattle coming from around the gearbox/exhaust. Don't think its happening other than after driving and coming to a stop. Sound like a weld has come loose, hoping it has nothing to...
  19. towing with an auto

    Engine & Gearbox
    hello everyone, I have a 1993 2.4 Auto Holdsworth Villa with 78000 on the clock, had 2 new gearboxes in it's earlier life. I know about the fragility of these gearboxes, but being disabled I need one. My dilemma is can I tow a 750kg boat with this box? I'm intending to have the cooling kit...
  20. T4 automatic gear selector initial engagement problem

    Engine & Gearbox
    Hi all, Recently I've been having a small problem with my 2.5TDI T4 auto (03) which I'll describe as best I can in the hope someone can help T: As with most automatics (I think), in order to select a gear once the engine is started, you need to depress the brake pedal. On doing so, you can...