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  1. can anybody identify this please???!!!

    Engine & Gearbox
    hi there, I've recently had a short circuit cause really bad damage to my engine wiring loom. the burning plastic dropped down on to a sort of two-in-one filler cap and then that has burnt too. can anyone tell me what this cap was for??? now the chamber is open and I imagine there is lots of...
  2. Gearbox and Clutch repair needed

    Engine & Gearbox
    Hi everyone. Can anyone recommend the best place to get a new gearbox and clutch fitted to my T5 1.9 tdi. 2005 I had to have it towed back to my house by the RAC and have been quoted about £2500 to have the clutch replaced and gearbox reconditioned but also have to pay £200 to get the van towed...
  3. Looking for recommendations: reconditioned manual gearboxes in London

    Engine & Gearbox
    In search of a reliable supplier of reconditioned manual gearboxes in/near London for my 2004 T5. It's a 5 speed manual transmission. Suggestions gratefully received!

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    Hi there! Live in St Ives Cornwall and looking for a gearbox. If anyone can help with finding good people be much appreciated! Big thank you Chrissie
  5. T5 won't (struggles) going into 3rd then 4th....

    Engine & Gearbox
    Hey Guys - this is driving me mental - i had a new clutch about 2 years ago then 2nd and 3rd went so i had the box repaired it been fine for a year until recently its started being stiff going into 3rd then sometimes it feels like it doesn't want to come out of 3rd to go into 4th , sometimes...
  6. Splines going in DSG Gearbox !!! ( HOW MUCH to FIX )

    Engine & Gearbox
    All, Just been given some shocking news.... I have a 2013 Caravelle with 85,000 miles on the clock with mainly Motorway miles, I have / had a slight clunk when going into first or reverse, so I thought I would give it some love and take it to the VW garage rather than my trusted local...
  7. t5 2006 1.9 5+1 62kw Gearbox

    Engine & Gearbox
    Hi. I have a transporter t5 2006 1.9 62kw and I can't use my 2nd and 4th gears, I think are broken. I tried to find a replacement gearbox but it's like 1000E. Someone told me that is possible to use other gearboxes. Is that true? What about sharan gearboxes? or other cheaper alternatives. Thanks!
  8. Rumble noise from gearbox

    Engine & Gearbox
    Where could come "rumble" noise and it show up only, when i accelerate fast on second gear. Normal drive i can't hear that noise. I checked gearbox-oil, if there is metal piece, but oil was clean of metal. Car is VW T4 Transporter Syncro 2.5 TDI -00 (ACV) Link to noise -file: Rumble noise...
  9. 02g Linkage

    Morning Does anyone have for sale a linkage for an 02G gearbox. I have the box and the reverse cable that attaches to the linkage, sadly I don't have the linkage. Also may be in need of a intermediate driveshaft and possibly a gearbox mount, but have been informed that my mount may fit as it...
  10. Breakers or parts suppliers

    Engine & Gearbox
    Hi, Can anyone please recommend a VW T4 breaker or parts supplier in the UK? I'm looking for a gearbox for a T4 2.5tdi 88bhp code EWB or DUJ. Mine is broken and the case is damaged so I'm hoping to find one to send to a refurbisher. Thanks in advance for any help you can provide! Cheers Marcus
  11. gearbox oil seals

    Engine & Gearbox
    Hi Folks, Has anyone changed the gearbox drive shaft oil seals on a T4, 2.5 tdi 2001? I would call them the half shafts/stub axles. Hoping it can be done without stripping the gearbox. Do they just pop out? On a split ring? Cheers
  12. 2012 2.0TDI T5 Sportline ....GEAR BOX???? BROKEN DOWN HELP!

    Engine & Gearbox
    Hi there! So I have just got back from towing my very loved T5 to my local garage by the RAC... Tried to pull out at a junction and it wouldn't go into gear/drive. (very scary on a junction with my toddler in the back!) RAC and garage's first thoughts are the gearbox diff .... waiting on a...
  13. Engine and Gearbox swap

    Engine & Gearbox
    Hi All I'm new to the VW van gang and have bought an old 2008 T5 with a now dead Gearbox. Ive sold the 1.9 Engine and have the gearbox rusting on the ground. I want to either.. A: Buy any category B write-off car that will be a good donor car and use everything from the engine and gearbox, to...
  14. chamteleboy1

    T4 Syncro Garage
    Hi All Looking for a syncro gearbox 2.5tdi 102 year 2000. Would anybody have one sitting gathering dust in the workshop that wants a new home. Thank you
  15. Gearbox question

    Engine & Gearbox
    Didn't get any replies to the update on my earlier post so apologies in advance for posting a new thread. Story so far is that I was getting a knocking sound and after finding out that was a symptom of the DMF failing I didn't waste any time in getting the that replaced along with the clutch...
  16. Go Transporter Gearbox services

    Engine & Gearbox
    Hi all, Just wondering has anyone used a company called Go Transporter in stratford for a gearbox? Blokes name is Glen Mills. Cheers
  17. 2.5tdi noise on acceleration only? Gearbox?

    Engine & Gearbox
    Morning! Picked up a t4 yesterday and it's making a droning noise from the left front side but only when accelerating under load, not coasting with foot off the gas. Gear selection is fine and I managed a 3hr journey but it does sound almost like a 1970's milk float I: Any ideas appreciated...
  18. 2.5TDI Gearbox Oil leak

    Engine & Gearbox
    Hi all, has anyone experienced an oil leak from the gearbox from the small thingy at the bottom (see image). I've tightened the bolt, but still get like 1-2 drops a day at the moment. I'm not sure what the part in red circle does so any help on whether it's better to replace it or fix would...
  19. Gearbox advice please.

    Engine & Gearbox
    I have a T4 1993 2.4D automatic lwb. The gearbox has packed in and the steering box needs replacing. I am looking a buying a donor van to change it over to a manual box. Just wondering if anyone knows anything that will help. Which model t4 will have the necessary parts that will fit and any...
  20. Need Gearbox or casing for one ASAP

    Engine & Gearbox
    New member here looking for a reconditioned gearbox or a casing for one its for a T5 1.9TDI 5 speed gearbox van has been off the road for two weeks now would appreciate any help thanks