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  1. no gears 1 and 2 2006 T5

    Engine & Gearbox
    Hi everyone, we've just come back form a weekend away and luckily (or not) at the end of our road had a problem with 1st and 2nd gears. Can't seem to get the van into gears 1 and 2 (floppy gearstick and nothing happens when engine revs up) seems ok in 3 and we managed to get home in 3rd. Reverse...
  2. 1.9td Clicking Noise at low speed

    Engine & Gearbox
    Hi guys, I'm after a little advice. My 2001 1.9 TD ABL makes a clicking noise as I engage the accelerator and begin to ease off the clutch. I generally hear it at low speed or when stationary so it's when I'm in 1st or 2nd gear. It may well happen in higher gears but I don't hear it over...
  3. Mysterious Clutch Problem - Help Needed!

    Engine & Gearbox
    Hi everyone, I have a question to ask about my 1994 T4. I have been experiencing difficulty getting gears for a short while. Then one day I couldn't get a gear at all unless I turn the engine off, put it in gear, then start up the van. It then wants to go even with my foot hard down on the...
  4. clutch/gear sticking biting point problem

    Engine & Gearbox
    helllooo there, this is my first post and have a 97 td t4, with an abl engine code. when i select 1st gear and hold it at the biting point, the biting point seems to be move down until its at the floor. the longer i leave it the more it wants to pull me forward and i cannot disengage the gear...
  5. Gearbox question

    Engine & Gearbox
    Hi, new to the forum as I'm just buying a T5 but thought I'd start by calling on the wisdom of the forum! The van I'm looking at is in great condition, 100k miles and really solid service history. It's only done 15k in the last 3 years as the family that own it stayed in the UK. My only...
  6. shuddering after remap

    Engine & Gearbox
    hope someone can help, had my T5 remapped this week seemed great until experiencing shuddering when accelerating in 4th or 5th gear, happens more on an incline, only lasts for a few seconds then all is ok again. anyone have any ideas?:confused:
  7. Unable to change down into 2nd or 1st

    Engine & Gearbox
    Hello all. I'm not sure if anyone can help with this but thought I'd post a fault that has developed and hopefully the cure at a later date. While slowing at traffic lights yesterday I was unable to shift down into 2nd gear. I could not get into 1st or 2nd while the van was moving. Panicking...
  8. 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...
  9. Gearbox Problems...Sage like advice needed

    Engine & Gearbox
    Hi Folks Only posted once or twice on here but could do with a bit of advice if possible. Was driving my beloved 05 plate T5 1.9 104 hp Trendline back from a job on wednesday of this week and could hear a slight whining noise coming out of the engine bay area while driving along in top gear...
  10. 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...
  11. Bad F ing design!!

    Engine & Gearbox
    :bhd Lost pretty much all my gears two days ago. One minute all ok, next I shift out of first from the lights to find nothing in all gears. After some feable wobbling and pushin and pulling of the gear lever I managed to find 3rd and limp home. Fortunately the roads were quiet. After much...
  12. Hard to change gear

    Engine & Gearbox
    Just done an awesome trip down south covering 1200 miles! The T4 did it with its eyes closed. The only problem I had was changing gear. When I got up to the running temperature of the engine the gears where very very hard to in-gauge. On first start up they are easy to in-gauge. Its almost as if...
  13. VW guide for servicing gear selector mechanism

    Technical Articles
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