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  1. Engine & Gearbox
    I have had a mystery coolant loss on my van since I bought it a few weeks ago, it is under warranty and I have been using my regular garage to try and diagnose it. I drove to Cornwall (200 miles away) and after the drive once the van had cooled down it struggled to start again and hydrolocked a...
  2. Engine & Gearbox
    Did a 300 mile journey and had to refill when I started the engine the following morning. That distance is down to around 100 miles ? There is witness of coolant in the area of the header tank (pink residue on surrounding pipe work). System holds pressure fine and I've replaced the header tank...
  3. Engine & Gearbox
    I have a 2006 4motion TDI 130. Had it for over a year and 20,000+ miles with no issues. Now sitting on 85,000. I’ve been having coolant problems leading it seems to BIGGER issues. During a big trip to France, first signs of problem was oil warning light. Checked and filled (showed low), but a...
  4. Engine & Gearbox
    Morning all, So lent the van to Mrs Hydro and her mate over the weekend and it looks liken-route the bottom coolant hose finally gave up and parted at the jubilee clip, dropping the entire coolant reservoir etc. this went unnoticed until they arrived, so maximum 25 minutes, where they notices...
  5. Engine & Gearbox
    Hello fellow T5 enthuasts. This is my first post here so I'm hoping for some positive answers. I'm currently running a 2005 VW T5 2.5 174 TDI Manual Caravelle with 157,000 on the clock. Over the last couple of months it slowly began to shake (the Dual Mass Flywheel) this slowly got worse...
  6. General T4 Chat
    ?? Hi guys I need your help please, I've a 1999 lwb caravelle 2.5 TDI which I've converted into a camper. The drama I'm having is that I know it has a leaking heater matrix but I've no idea what type I require to replace it. Unlike any of the t4's I've seen mine has digital climate control that...
  7. Engine & Gearbox
    1.9 2006 T5 125,000 miles. Help greatly needed please! I've been losing coolant since the garage that did my service replaced my Intercooler due to noticing it expanding. A week or so later I found a leak in radiator (only when engine was up to temp on long runs). Replaced radiator...
  8. Engine & Gearbox
    1.9 2006 T5 125,000 miles. Hi All I've read through the other coolant issues and mine sounds very familiar. I'm here for confirmation of symptoms really and wondering if what the AA dude did has caused further damage. When I had an MOT and service the garage noticed the Intercooler was...
  9. Engine & Gearbox
    Hi guys, I know the are lots of threads about coolant loss / head gasket / white smoke etc. I know this because I've read them all! I've been away for a month and the van has been used just twice in that time by neighbours. It probably didn't do more than 20 km all month. I was losing coolant...
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