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  1. Vw t4 2.5tdi not starting off key!

    Engine & Gearbox
    Hi guys, first post! Got a bit of a problem, bought a t4 2.5tdi with cambelt failure due to tensioner coming loose... So I rebuilt the head, checked bores and pistons all looked perfect. Did a compression test results were as follows: 400, 350, 375, 335, 350 Is the compression the problem...
  2. Newby needing advice on refrigeration please :)

    T4 Conversions
    Hi all, We have recently purchased a 2001 T4 van, already got the fitted cupboards, wardrobe and a rock and roll bed :). Well tested this out at Bloodstock festival this weekend. Best I've felt returning from a festival ha ha. But we only used a 12v cooler, warm beers at the end of the...
  3. Sorry Another T4 Starting problem, HELP :/

    Engine & Gearbox
    Hi, Thanks for looking. Ok here goes, I recently bought a 2003 88bhp T4. It was always a little lazy on the start, Turns over lively but takes a while to fire. This got worse and worse, It got to the point where it would turnover for maybe 5-6 seconds then the oil light would come on and beep...
  4. Compression on a T5

    New T5 Members Forum
    I have had 2 compression tests on a bad starting 06 T5 50,000 miles. First 400, 400, 300, 400 psi then 19, 18, 20, 19 bar. Now 400psi is 27.5 bar so can anyone explain why these figures could be so different and does anyone know what they should be, in bar or psi?
  5. 2.4d big problems...

    General Technical
    Cannot post in Engine section so am psoting here, hope you dont mind. We have owned our '97 2.4d AJA for about 8 months now, and until the summer it hadnt skipped a beat. Its use as a surf van and to lug bikes around the country, and has been great. First problem we had during the summer -...
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