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  1. 2.5 TDI (ACT) snapped timing belt advice

    Welcome to The VW T4 Forums
    Hi everyone, looking for some advice please. Timing belt snapped on my T4 on motorway. Not investigated properly yet so hoping just damage to head etc, not further down. Any advice on getting a new or recon head? or recon whole engine - there seem to be several eBay suppliers, any...
  2. New member, South Tipp

    Irish Regional Forums
    Needing help here. T5 2.5 Tdi is draining me of hope and money. I'll be back here soon asking questions,looking for parts and trying to sell a few bits I bought that didn't help. Cathal
  3. T5 AXE problem

    Engine & Gearbox
    hi all, i have a T5 AXE engine Caravelle. I recently experienced difficulty starting in the mornings. Then noticed diesel in the coolant reservoir . I flushed the system but diesel seem to get back in the coolant. I've been told that it could be related to a blown cylinder head gasket. Any ideas?
  4. vw t4 1.9 d head

    Welcome to The VW T4 Forums
    hey people does anybody know of a head going for a vw t4 1.9d mine has cracked in numerous places and cant afford the £600 mark for a new one any help of where to find one would be much appreciated:cool:
  5. exhaust gasses in coolant after head gasket change

    General Technical
    A big hello, I'm new to the forum. I have a 2.4d T4 that was overheating. Doing some googling I came to the conclusion that it was either the cooling system or a head gasket / cylinder head problem. To diagnose which I got myself a block check kit which uses a liquid to detect exhaust gasses...
  6. Need a new Head - any ideas where to get one cheap(ish)!

    Engine & Gearbox
    Van is a 2003 t4 2.5tdi, with 95k on it. So van went into the garage, suspected I needed a new camshaft - not great! It was running really roughly, anyway they played with the timing etc and got it running pretty well but only on 4 cylinders. They thought it was only a valve or valve seat that...
  7. HELP! Wiring rear speakers to original head unit

    Hi I'm new to all this and this is my first conversion of a 2006 T5! I have built and installed my ikea units, got a RnR bed from JDS Metaltech, but now its the electrics which I know nothing about! Starting with wiring of speakers. Fitted the speakers in the back and got wires running up to...
  8. Manifold Removal left Pit Marks in Head

    Engine & Gearbox
    Hi I'm a newbie, just bought a 2.5 130 bhp caravelle, with many problems. Just replaced turbo and found out exhaust manifold is split. Have removed to replace with new but found that where the exhaust attaches to the head there are 1-2mm pit marks on the head where the manifold joins. I'm...
  9. Alpine head unit choice??

    Decided on a new Alpine head unit and thought the current model CDA-117RI was my choice. I wanted 4v 3xpre-outs and ipod control and this does it well. But then I spotted an older unit that has these features plus DVD playback! Do you think the older unit will have the same music playback...
  10. How do i know?

    Engine & Gearbox
    Hi, ive got a 2.4d which i suspect is suffering from HGF. My problem is, my temp guage doesnt work (need to try the solder fix). Consequently, ive no idea when/if my van is over heating. Whats the potential damage i could have caused by running the van and more importantly, how would i know...
  11. Wanted: Arm rest and head rest

    Hi guys, Unfortunely I need to replace a couple of components on my captains chair, does anyone have or can you recommend a supplier for a right adjustable arm rest (if sat in chair) and a headrest with approx dimension of 10 inch wide x 8.5 inch high x 5 inch deep. Cheers Steve