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  1. Please Help!! Drivers Door wont open - broken catch?

    General T5 Technical
    hi all , was carrying out some sound deadening yesterday and i thought i'd be smart and stick a spare bit inside the drivers door, took the door card out no problem and replaced everything as i found it (or so i thought). come to get in the van today and the drivers door wont open...! I tried...
  2. Gearbox specialist Wiltshire area

    Engine & Gearbox
    Looking for help to find a decent (and as low price as possible) t4 gearbox specialist that can repair my 1.9TD DQL gearbox. Issues being downshifting into 4th and 3rd. Seems like the synchro rings have gone? Rest of the box is fine could maybe do with new bearings while its open and a new...
  3. t5 electrics

    hi all still having probs with electric , and now its cocked my battery , ,at a lose , , still all works with ignition on but loose interior power when engine starts , , have let it fun with lea sure battery disconnected , but its over cooked my starter battery , , please anyone had...
  4. Purchasing a T5 - advice required

    New T5 Members Forum
    Hello, I'm in the process of saving for a T5 to convert into a camper, probably from a panel van. Can anyone give any advice as to ideal spec I should look out for and sites/ locations I could shop for the van. My budget is £10k for a panel van SWB or LWB - Any recommendations? Ideally with...
  5. Buying 06 caravelle advice on price please

    What's it worth?
    I'm just about to buy an 06 caravelle, exec, TDI, auto, 174ph seven seater, 91k on the clock. It's nice looking,the AA have passed with flying colours, is it worth it at £16995 ?, I've been looking on auto trader and it seems reasonable ? Jon
  6. Where to buy and convert???

    General T5 Chat
    I'm currently looking to buy and convert a T5 but no idea where to start looking, anywhere i can view thuings online is a bonus as I live abroad most of the time. main specs i'm looking for are minimum 2 litre diesel cruise control not white panel van (i think) colour coded bumbers can anyone...
  7. Immobiliser fault PLEASE PLEASE HELP!!!

    Just joined the T4forum site so first hello all, I bought my Van on Tuesday this week after ages looking for one, And now the love affair has begun, until last night when we visited a local camping exhibition upon having purchased a tent for our first weekend in VINNIE (That's his name) we...
  8. T5 and VW Virgin

    New T5 Members Forum
    Hi everyone, I've never owned a VW T4 or T5 before (or any VW for that matter) but I am looking at buying a T5 after christmas. Initially for work and as a large family vehicle for leisure & camping, with a view to converting it into a 4 bed camper in a couple of years time. I'm looking for...
  9. Hi All!!

    Welcome to The VW T4 Forums
    Hi my name is mike and im a bit of a newbie to this game. I will very soon be the proud owner of a 2.5tdi t4 swb. Looking to do a bit of a conversion on it but am a little bit shocked of the price of r'n'r beds. Im having a bit of a browse through the forums for ideas but if anyone wants to give...
  10. pat fed up

    Welcome to The VW T4 Forums
    Help t5 with 125000 miles. Felt a slight jolt then power loss.fault coming up as turbo under boost.also sucking turbo hose flat .have replaced hose but still the same no warning lights up or smoke from exhaust.first time user to the site
  11. Roof Bars on a Pop Top

    Bodywork & Exterior / Detailing & Valeting
    Have looked around the forum but cannot see a specific answer to my query so hoping someone can help. I want to carry a 16' Canadian Canoe, approx weight 33 kilos, on the roof of my 2.5 LWB Caravelle which has a pop-top fitted. The pop-top finishes approx 50cm from the rear of the van. The...
  12. Anybody close by to help.

    Engine & Gearbox
    Hey there, Got myself an L200 intercooler for my vw t4 (2000) 2.5tdi. Was wondering if anybody was close by to Chichester (west Sussex) to help me fit it on. Need to order the brackets and hoses so would need help with that too. Blanked egr today good stuff but lost a ring in the process. could...
  13. Need advise on swivel bases/plates plz

    I'm after swivel bases/plates for my 98 velle. I wanted genuine ones but they're very hard to get hold of and really expensive :( So i'm looking for after market ones but I'm clueless as what one are safe/crash tested etc Any advise welcome thanx T:
  14. Turbo fail! 1.9td.

    Team Red
    Hi all, I know there are loads of posts about this but I want to start a new one because I'm a new member and I have no idea what I'm doing. My turbo is failing, (oil issue, fixed now) making a lot of screaming noises and giving an irregular boost... If any... What's the best thing to do...
  15. Alarm crisis!!! HELP

    Hi all, My T5 (2007) seems to be racking up some electrical problems, for me to solve over the winter. Initial problem was alarm going off, still a problem. Remote key fob not working. Manual key entry operates central locking with the exception of side door. Side door doesn't want to lock...
  16. Another coilover for T32 question.

    Steering & Suspension
    Sorry for yet another question regarding T32 and coilovers. I'm about to purchase coilovers for my T32 LWB and would like to hear what people have to say about the ones that are available. (Gaz, H&R and Bilstein). Whilst reading and looking at as many images I can find and it seems there is...
  17. Another Problem. Any Ideas before i tow her to the garage.

    Steering & Suspension
    Ok i'm having a mare! My mate popped around work yesterday afternoon and asked for help changing his shocks, rear left no dramas. Rear right...... WOW!!! Basically the top bolt is moving and unbolted from its securing end but the inner metal tube that it slides through on the shock is stuck on...
  18. New to the T4 scene....lots of work to do!

    New T4 Members Forum
    Hi all, I've been lurking around the forum for a few months and finally took the plunge and bought my first T4 a couple of weeks ago: Fleabay Item number: 170814527449 With a budget of £2500 for a low mileage 800 Special I was pretty pleased with myself. It's a 1.9 TD (ABL engine) Full MOT...
  19. T4 engine conversion HELP!

    T4 Conversions
    Can anybody help me out have got a t4 but engine was only a 1.9d have swapped engine for a 1.9td . I have got everything in place but i am struggling with wiring:confused:. Have asked a vw specialist in Leeds to look at it but he cant book it in for a couple of months and i will miss most of...
  20. newbie T4 owner

    Welcome to The VW T4 Forums
    Hello, I am a newbie... Just bought a used 1996 VW Transporter (T4) anyway it has a 2.0Ltr Petrol engine done 225,000 Km's on the clock. First day driving it today, it lost all power when I accelerated hard and then completely cut out and wouldn't start again for about 10 minutes. Only drove for...