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  1. Sludge on oil cap

    Engine & Gearbox
    Hi everyone, This is my first post but I've enjoyed this forum for a while now, it's so awesome to have all those brains working together. Now I do have a problem myself... When I was prepping my van for a trip to Finland (-35c°) I saw the garage owner put the wrong coolant in. (He changed...
  2. T5 2.5 TDI headgasket

    Engine & Gearbox
    Hello, I am new to the forum and have just purchased my first T5 yesterday. Engine BNZ. THe van drove back fine for the 1st ten minutes of my journey and then the coolant light started flashing at me. Before purchasing the oil looked fine and the coolant was where it needed to be. I pulled...
  3. HELP: I think i've blown my head gasket!

    Engine & Gearbox
    My 1.9td R reg SWB T4 died on the motorway on sat night, after the low level coolant light came on there was a sudden loss of power and had to pull over quickly! When i lifted the bonnet there was a lot of steam/smoke and hissing noises the coolant bottle was empty so quickly filled it, where...
  4. Oil in Water (again) 1.9TD T4

    Engine & Gearbox
    Hi I've had my 1.9TD T4 for about 3 months, the engine was thoroughly abused when I got it. It has had a full service, all new belts, new water pump and a head gasket all done by a local diesel specialist. The local company have a very good reputation and came on a recommendation. A couple of...