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  1. New T5 Members Forum
    Hi all, I'm new to the T5 world but a long-term devotee of VWs (plus the occasional Audi, porsche, and 2 disastrously unreliable Discoveries). Together with Mrs Caravelly we've been through 40+ cars in the last 20 years but I think we may finally have found a keeper! I'd been hankering after...
  2. Engine & Gearbox
    2.5tdi 52 plate starts no problem.........until the fuel level gets to a certain point, when it gets just below the 1/4 mark it has problems starting, sometimes it takes maybe 4, 5, 6 turns before will start, on a few occasions it has not started at all. If I keep fuel topped up above this mark...
  3. Electrical
    After fitting a new standpipe to my fuel tank for the Eberspacher fuel supply my fuel gauge stopped working. Basically due to the float on the sender unit being quite awkward to remove and reinsert,. When I reinserted it I had inadvertently squashed the float arm at the point where the...
  4. General Technical
    so i took the van to North Wales this weekend with the bike in the back. this does usually slow her down so was happily plodding along at 60. about an hour from my destination my fuel gauge just creeps up to full. Thinking it had failed and they fail reading full i put £40 of diesel in. taking...
  5. Electrical
    Hi Guys, I need help solving a problem I have been having with my 2001 2.5TDI T4. The problem is that my dash clocks do not work. At the moment the speedo doesn't work, fuel gauge kinda works but when I turn corners or if I'm below a quarter of a tank the fuel light goes on and off with that...
  6. New T5 Members Forum
    Hi everyone, first thread ever so excuse my errors. I just got my 06 t5 2.5 130 kombi van back with rebuilt turbo but the mechanic advised there was now a fault with the cooling fan running all the time at full speed. (even when the engine is off) and the fuel gauge isn't working either. Both...
  7. Engine & Gearbox
    Hi Everyone, I bought a P reg T4 1.9TD a few weeks and needed a few bits on the body work sorting out and when the bloke come to pick it up it gunned it up the road and it conked out just round the corner. it was low on fuel but the gauge was sitting just on the top stripe of the red zone...
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