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  1. loss of power / strong exhaust fumes

    General T5 Chat
    wonder if anyone could help me ?? appreciate this has probably been mentioned many times before , ive had a troll through some threads but cant seem to find a thread that matches my issue i took my van for a 2 1/2 hour run from the lake district to Huddersfield for a pop top fitment , all went...
  2. Stainless Steel exhaust

    Engine & Gearbox
    Advice on where to purchase a s/s exhaust for my 2003 1.9 TD required please. I need it from the downpipe backwards, including the dummy cat pipe. I also want two silencer boxes which rules out many of the 'tuned' pipes available. If anyone can point me in the right direction (ie give me a...
  3. Will a diesel pass a emissions test with a dummy cat ?

    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...
  4. Replacing silencer and rear box on exhaust ,with straight pipe?

    General T5 Chat
    Anybody replaced the middle section and rear box on thier exhaust with straight pipe and sleeve clamps ? Then the box could just be clamped back on for mot if needed . Also would it sound like this
  5. Anybody selling a exhaust similar to the pptuning exhaust for t5 2.5 lwb?

    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 ?
  6. 1.9td Black Smoke in Engine Bay...Help!

    Engine & Gearbox
    Hello, this is my first post to the forum and my first transporter purchase! :D It's a 2000 1.9td panel van...wrapped in colour changing green/purple vinyl! Not sure if it was a wise purchase yet...but here goes... One of my (many) issues is exhaust fumes in the cabin and from the back of the...
  7. Help needed with exhaust part number issue

    General Technical
    T4 2002 ex AA 2.5Tdi 102 I ordered a new cat as the pipe has broken as it joins the cat. The pipe that has arrived is about 70mm too long and the hanger that goes into the rubber bush is not in the same place. I received VK8037T Only had the van since Sept 18 and not had to change any...
  8. 800 Special 1.9TD exhaust dilemma

    Engine & Gearbox
    Evening all, the rear silencer of my 1999 bus finally gave up in the week, had a good run (62k / 20yrs) as it looked to be the original part. I’ve ordered a new Klarius replacement and earlier today removed the remaining piece from the centre pipe (not an original part) and while doing so...
  9. replaning centre exhaust

    Engine & Gearbox
    Has anybody replaced the centre exhaust on a 2.5tdi. Mines a 53 plate. The centre piece with silencer needs replacing. I've been quoted £108, but can see you can buy for around £40. With Christmas coming up, I'm looking to save some pennies. Thanks in advance!:)
  10. Exhaust gas temperature sensor 4

    Engine & Gearbox
    I have a 2012 T5.1 84hp. The glow plug light started flashing the other day so I took it to my local garage to have the codes scanned. I was told that the exhaust gas temperature sensor bank 1 sensor 4 was faulty and needed replacing. Does anyone know the part number for sensor 4? I have...
  11. Busatti Twin Stealth Side exits

    LWB Garage (All Versions)
    Hi Guys, Project Busatti is steadily progressing, attempting to achieve a look and quality of factory OEM performance Part with the design of Busattis Zorst and Bars.
  12. De CAT - MOT fail ??

    Engine & Gearbox
    I need a new exhaust - if i buy a complete new decat exhaust system will it be an MOT fail ?
  13. AXD Exhaust manifold removal

    Engine & Gearbox
    Hi all, Can the exhaust manifold actually be removed leaving the turbo/exhaust in place? All the manifold removal threads I've read involve turbo removal, but no one explains why, unless, of course it's because they are swapping the turbo/replacing the turbo oil gasket as well. I can see the...
  14. Exhaust manifold -Parts advice (Petrol 2.0 AAC 1992)

    Welcome to The VW T4 Forums
    Hi All, and Happy New Year Finally managed to get a once over for the van by someone who knows what they are doing.The engine is running is very lumpy and apparently the exhaust manifold is leaking but it is the clamp (and special tool) type , not the bolts . He suggests swapping it out would...
  15. Brand new T4/T5 stainless steel exhaust on eBay

    General T5 Chat
    We are raising money for a charity called Hull 4 Heroes which helps refurbish homes for ex forces people. PP Tuning have very generously donated a full single stainless steel exhaust system, for either LWB or SWB, front wheel drive only. We're auctioning it off on EBay so please take a look...
  16. T5 central exhaust and rear tail pipe replacement

    Engine & Gearbox
    Hello, I have a T5 2009 SWB 1.9tdi sport. It has an exhaust with a single central silencer. There is a rust hole in the central silencer, so I need to replace it, but the rear tail pipe is not joined in a removable way (or is rusted on maybe). So I wanted to replace both central silencer and the...
  17. T5 with no recent history..Help!!

    New T5 Members Forum
    Hi to all t5 gurus and fans. I emotionally bought a metallic blue 2009 T5 with no recent history, and little info on whats been done to it by previous owner. I hate myself a little for liking it so much, but wondered if anyone could enlighten me on what checks I could do to confirm a) If the...
  18. Exhaust manifold ring seal replacement: pics

    Engine & Gearbox
    2002 AJT 2.5TDi Caravelle, 300,000 miles on the clock. Recently replaced the exhaust front pipe to manifold seal - an interesting job so thought I'd put some pics up in case it helps anybody. I used the 'wedge' method as described in the Haynes manual, and it worked well for me, almost...
  19. Puff of smoke on start up from rear of engine block?

    Engine & Gearbox
    I've been investigating the smell of exhaust fumes in the cab in my 2008 130 T5 and discovered that on start up there is a puff of white smoke coming from the rear of the engine block around what I think is the turbo. I've found lots of threads about smoke on start up but not straight from the...
  20. Smoke!

    Engine & Gearbox
    Pulled into the car park yesterday (2009 Caravelle 2.5 130) to be greeted by billowing smoke and burning smell as i opened the door coming from underneath the centre of the van. I quickly got down to look underneath just as the smoking stopped so i couldn't see the exact point of origin, but it...