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  1. Alarm and immobiliser

    Electrical
    Just a question for any of you that can point me in the right direction, I have a T4 and when I bought it years ago it already had an alarm and immobiliser fitted, how to I get rid of it? Can I just cut the power to the alarm? I don’t know what manufacturer it is and what or where the whole...
  2. Ignition Barrel.

    Electrical
    Hello, could somebody please shed some light on my situation please? I have a VW T4 1.9td. I put my key into the ignition and turned for the van to start, nothing happened. Dash lights stuck on even when key removed. Phoned AA, said it could be the barrel. He showed me how to start the van via...
  3. Immobiliser / Electrical issue Help!

    Electrical
    Hi All, This week we have moved the wiring of the stereo and internal lights from the main battery to our leisure battery. In doing so however we appear to have activated an immobiliser, that looks like a small silver ring with a solid red light on the central dash next to the stereo (this...
  4. Van wont run... not sure what to do.

    Electrical
    Hey guys, I was after some advice. I have a VW T4 from 1998. When I bought it the previous owner replaced the 1.9 engine with a 1.9tdi engine from a Seat Toledo. The wiring loom has so many spliced wires and they change colours and recently the van just wont run. It seems immobiliser...
  5. 2.5tdi AUF 2000 non starter

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    Hi, I have a W reg 2.5TDI auto, engine code AUF which would not start. There is no fuel getting to the injectors and I have changed the stop solenoid and fuel pump relay with no luck. The garage has said there is a fault with the factory fitted immobiliser, has anyone had this problem and has...
  6. Disabling a T5 immobiliser to steal it

    General T5 Chat
    Just passsing on some information that hopefully may stop others from being in the mess we are in! We took our 2010 T5 campervan on a tour through Germany and Austria to Budapest this December to visit friends, and on the first night parked over in Budapest someone stole it. It was locked and...
  7. TDI Conversion T4 - Immobiliser and Keys

    Engine & Gearbox
    Hi All, firstly a big Thank you to all of you that have contributed to the tdi information Library, an enormous set of headaches sorted in one section, a truly awesome reference. I am a newbie to the forum and have bought a non running t4 td, 1997. Great body but siezed engine. Iam better at...
  8. Immobiliser/instrument cluster

    Electrical
    Hi all, I'm having a bit of a nightmare, I'll set the scene: I was driving the van and it cut out completely, when I tried to restart it the glow plug light had disappeared on dash and it would not start at all. I called the RAC who could not restart it and could not diagnose the problem so...
  9. 2.5 tdi dead dashboard/ immobiliser issue

    Electrical
    Hi, please excuse any newbie etiquette errors, but I've got a problem. My t4 2.5tdi (90hp no intercooller) refused to start at the weekend, turned over, but no heater plug light on dash, I thinks this is an immobiliser issue. Anyway split the key, blew on the chip. Dropped the cover off the...
  10. T4 tdi conversion wiring loom, ecu, immo box and pick up key

    VAG Parts For Sale
    Hi guys, as the title says, Golf tdi loom including engine harness Immo box, aerial and transponder chip Ecu Saves ripping apart doner car until t4 is all ready ( helped me out no end) I paid in total about 200 for the loom when I started mine Asking £100 Pics on ebay...
  11. Van won't turn over!

    Electrical
    Hi guys I got in my van earlier went to start it as usual all the dash lights were working as normal and it wouldn't turn over! The battery was replaced a few months ago so that's all good, I've checked the fuses and that guff and all looks good! It's got me stumped :/ Any ideas would be...
  12. electrical starting problems;

    Electrical
    After having a new solenoid fitted to solve the problem of van not starting, it totally packed up one day and eventually it was found to be the alarm/immobiliser interfering with the fuel supply. Fitted new part relating to electrical connection and disconnected immobiliser. Cost; 129 euros...
  13. ENGINE TURNS but WILL NOT START

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    I have a 22-year old T4 Multivan, left-hand drive. Always started first time. Yesterday I had left the lights on and drained the battery. I charged the battery and went out this evening to start-up. The engine turned well, but did not fire. Plenty of fuel in there, and I noticed a little smoky...
  14. Mechanic to help with ex AA immobiliser woe

    Electrical
    Does anyone know of a sussex/kent/surrey/se london based mechanic who is experienced in by-passing AA installed immobilisers?
  15. Immobiliser problem ex AA

    Electrical
    Immobiliser seems to be playing up but not 100% sure. Dash lights don't come on when I try to deactivate immobiliser. So have to fire up with a wire to the starter motor. Then randomly the dash lights come on again. My T4 mechanic can't find problem, but doesn't have equipment to test...
  16. Floating wire - possible immobiliser?

    Electrical
    VW T4 1.9TD P'reg 97 Hi I have been having earthing issues, regarding my speedo recently and many have suggested an earthing issue. Upon exploring my engine bay I came across a loose exposed wire (C) just hanging around not doing much (A) There is a connector (B) with two wires coming in and...
  17. Any Nautical People (immobilisers)

    Electrical
    Fault code P1570 - Any Nautical People (immobilisers) Evening all. Just got back from a visit to Portland Bill. Went to start the van, it ran for 2 seconds and stalled, it then started 2nd time with no issues. When I got home I scanned it with VCDS and it popped a P1570 Engine start blocked...
  18. Where to begin...

    Engine & Gearbox
    Needed to move the van (1995 1.9td ABL Caravelle) onto the drive recently so I could do some work on it but whatever I tried including easy start it wouldn't fire. To confound measures the battery wasn't at its best and the starter isn't always engaging (just whirring, guessing the bendix isn't...
  19. Newb Question - Do I have An Immobiliser?

    Security
    So is there chip in the key? I guess that makes keys expensive... 1997 1.9 800 Special.
  20. T4 Immobiliser Issues

    Electrical
    Was wondering if anyone can help, or point me in the right direction, we have T4 which has been broken into and was damaged in an attempt to start, we have had to buy a new ignition lock, switch assembly and a replacement immobiliser ring sensor which sits below the ignition switch and reads the...
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