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  1. Selecting reverse gear 102 acv 02g gearbox

    Engine & Gearbox
    Hi all a very basic question and a bit embarrasing after swapping from auto to manual gearbox, do I need to push the stick down to select reverse or just move it all the way over to the right then back as if selecting a 6th gear if it were fitted ? All the other gears seem to select nicely after...
  2. Gear selection

    Engine & Gearbox
    Second gear became impossible to select. Then, last year the gearlever failed completely. Taken to a VW main dealer in Clermont Ferrand, France, The entire linkage was renewed. (£650.) After the repair, going 1 to 5 is as smooth as silk and never ever misses. Going back down, second is normally...
  3. Problems getting 5th gear to engage T4 AAB 2.4D LWB

    Engine & Gearbox
    Hi - I've been noticing a that I am getting more an more problems selecting 5th gear when the van has been running after 10-15 miles. As I lift the clutch I just get the crunch of gears because the cogs haven't fully engaged. It seems ok when cold and double de-clutching doesn't help. The only...
  4. T4 1.9TD 3rd gear selection

    Engine & Gearbox
    Hi, just wondering if anyone could help or had had similar issues? When the van is not running all gears can be selected very easily. But when the engine is running and the van moving, 3rd gear is almost impossible to select. It goes into the gate, but doesn't 'drop in'. I have checked the...
  5. Help with brake fluid leak please

    Hello all, can anyone help with this. Script is I've been having issues selecting 1st and 3rd gear while away on holiday. Got back to have a look at the linkage etc, slight play in the ball bush above the gearbox but then noticed oil in the belly pan on the drivers side of the engine bay and...
  6. Can't get third gear from second!

    Engine & Gearbox
    Hi. I have a 2011 2.0 5sp t5. Driving home yesterday I suddenly found that changing up I couldn't get 3rd gear. Changing down is fine though. It feels like there is no gate or spring to centralise the gear stick during selection. Any advice? Is it early gearbox trouble, clutch or something...
  7. Can only select 2nd gear - HELP!!

    Engine & Gearbox
    Driving today with no problems then noticed my gearbox was stiff when trying to get in to 4th, then couple of minutes later problem seemed to have gone away. Eventually after a few more mins had to slow, selected 2nd then suddenly when I tried to change up - NOTHING - I could not move out of...
  8. T5 won't select 1st and 3rd gears - HELP!!

    Engine & Gearbox
    Help Please. 2006 1.9 T5 T30 LWB remaped to 130 BHP 5 speed gear box. Today while slowing down for lights and trying to select 1st gear nothing happened, it was like it was in netural. Then it wouldn't select 3rd either and again felt like netural. All other gears work fine and some times...
  9. Loss of 5th Gear T5

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    Hello and good evening to all. This is my first thread. Have read lots that have fixed and assisted in my faults in the past, thank you all. However, all I not perfect on my T5 front!! I have a T5 1.9 54 plate. The 5th gear has lost its use. The van drives in ALL gears, up to and...
  10. Help Needed with Auto Gearbox

    Engine & Gearbox
    Hi everyone, need some advice, we bought a 2nd hand T5 caravelle, auto 2.5 174 about 4 months ago. Its been slipping gear for a couple of days now, then has got stuck in 5th a couple of times, and today the thing on the bottom of the dashboard display that shows which gear your in, went red and...
  11. HELP Popping out of reverse gear

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    Please Help I have a T4 k reg 1992 2.4 diesel. that wont stay in reverse gear, you cant hold it in as it still pops out Is this a gearbox problem or may bee selectors? any feed back would be much appreciated as MOT comes up in 5 weeks. If it gear box do you think its time she went to the T4...
  12. two van man

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    Hi new to this, can anybody please help K reg 92 -93 2.5 desil pops out of reverse gear, my mechanic changed the reverse lever (VW Part V701711 202) and some washers but no improvement. Can we try any thing else or is it a new gearbox.
  13. 2.4d gear change problem

    Engine & Gearbox
    Just picked up my new van. 2.4d with manual box. It will not engage 2nd when changing down unless I 'pretend' to put it in 1st and then go into 2nd. This I can live with and suspected it may be a simple worn linkage or similar. Now the problem has got worse on my drive home yesterday. It now...