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  1. injector change Vs remap

    General Technical
    T4, 2.5TDi ACV 102 Is there any comparison data between injector changes and remaps and having both done? Are there different "makes" of remap? are some made to work with an injector change as well & could you screw up a remap if you then upgraded the injectors? I will be moving a lot of...
  2. Four and 3/4 injector removal

    Engine & Gearbox
    :eek: So tackled injector removals on my T4 2.5 yesterday and after an awesome tip from Or_GazM T: I managed to get 4 of the injectors out 'reasonably easily'. One came out by hand, 2 with a little wiggle from a 15mm spanner on the injector flat and 1 with molegrips and a light hammer...
  3. 1.9 td ABL Injector Refurbishment

    Engine & Gearbox
    Hi Was wondering how difficult it is to refurb injectors myself. Have got quotes to check £15 and Repair 50-60 each, but note you can buy Topan nozel kits for around £40 Are they any good, is it easy to do and do you need anything else to dothe job (Seals) I have already replaced the engine...
  4. AXB Engine replacement dilemma

    Engine & Gearbox
    Hi everyone, I'm looking for a bit of advice. My T5 2006, 1.9 TDI AXB Engine is slowly giving up on me and breaking my heart :/ . I gambled on it when I bought it, it had 235,000 miles and has 280,000 miles now. I have spent a lot of time converting it to a camper and have spent a lot of money...
  5. T5 diesel starting problem after sitting some time

    Engine & Gearbox
    I have a problem starting my diesel T5 transporter (2005, 2.5L DIESEL automatic) The car starts perfectly (within one second of turning the starter) if it has been running in the previous 12 hours or so. If it is longer than this, it fires within one second but then dies, and then can take for...
  6. 2001 2.5 TDi AJT - injectors/mapping

    Engine & Gearbox
    Hi guys, I have just nursed my van to and back from Belgium (I was 50miles from Dover when my engine management light came on - figured it was the same fault due to the symptoms therefore carried on) So, the fault I previously had was to do with the needle lift sensor, after removing the...
  7. Cold Startup issue and white/blue smoke

    Engine & Gearbox
    Hi all, I've got a or possibly a few issues with my '04 2.5TDI 130 T5 and thought I'd share my thoughts as having read quite a bit on here from similar issues I feel my findings may help others, and of course I welcome anyone else's thoughts on the matter. The symptoms are as follows: -...
  8. Help! What to do now?

    Engine & Gearbox
    After having been a very happy T4 owner for 7 years, I recently bought a 2005 VW T5 T30 174 Kombi with almost 150,000 miles on the clock - and it looks like I've bought a complete dud. I'm no mechanic but the problems with the van seem to be: 1. Losing lots of coolant 2. Starts fine from cold...
  9. Advice needed - New Engine or Head? 2004 2.5 TDi

    Engine & Gearbox
    Hi There I have a 2004 T5 2.5 TDi PD. Auto, 130kmiles Camshaft is reported to be worn as well as lots of fuel in the top of the engine, assumed to be injectors as well as the seals. :(:( Done some research and there's been a lot of talk about cracks/scratches in the head, problems with it by...
  10. White smoke and slow start after injection pump fixed

    Engine & Gearbox
    Hi, I have finally got my van back after 2 months on the garage! The garage took forever to find and fix the problem, loss of power and noisy clacking engine with white smoke. They started by sending off the injectors to be checked, checked the manifold, timing and turbo, all ok then they sent...
  11. Flat battery :(

    Electrical
    (2009 Caravelle 2.5 130) On Saturday I spent the day working on the sliding door which meant it had to be open for about 5 hours. When i tried to start the van up that night the battery was dead. Oh nuts! I'd left the interior lights on all day while the door was open. My kindly neighbour (also...
  12. New Injectors

    Engine & Gearbox
    I just heard back from my mechanic that I need new injectors, symptoms, were smoking, loss of power and noisy running when accelerating. :eek: If I get some new injectors, I was thinking of upgrading, possibly the ones by Rake It was my understanding that the previous owner upgraded the...
  13. Change of priorities sale!

    Parts For Sale
    Hmmm, It's a bit unfortunate, but our priorities have had to change. I'd been collecting parts to upgrade/modify/complete our Caravelle, but it has now developed some more significant problems that require funds to solve. So, much as I think I'll eventually regret it, I have to clear some...
  14. sluggish T4 2.5 tdi

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    My Caravelle T4 2.5tdi 102 bhp 180,000 miles is running fine , BUT is down to 4th gear on a hill it used to take in 5th gear . I love messing around with anything mechanical. so decided to replace the injector nozzles with Monark. Big problem Monark are out of stock of the correct replacements...
  15. Injector issues still!! Plasse help

    Engine & Gearbox
    Hello, Hope your all well, i'm still having knightmares in the morning starting my van, where the weather is hot or cold. Been through this forum with and tried everything that has been suggested. This brings me back to my injecotrs which were tested 2 years ago and 2 were classed as poor on...
  16. Injector refurb or replacement? or something else wrong??

    Engine & Gearbox
    Hi Guys, Thanks in advance for any responces. My poor little T5 Lwb 2.5 Auto is giving me issues again. I`m presuming its the injectors as this is about the only thing not changed in the last 2 years after a garage put petrol in my beloved van. Had full engine rebuild, new cams, rings...
  17. Please help - before I put a match to it!!

    Engine & Gearbox
    Can anyone please shed some light on this for me. I can't my my T4 to run at 100%. The van drives and pulls well but feels like its choked up in the low revs and seems to be at 80% of its power. Cannot hear the turbo whistle at all. VCDS shows up no faults what so ever. The symptoms are: A...
  18. T5 Big Cloud Of White Smoke?????

    Engine & Gearbox
    After having some work done on the AXE recently I was today driving up a steep hill when the van lost power put out a massive cloud of white smoke and then revved hard up to about 5500rpm for a second or two then the revs went back to normal. Was nearly at the top of the hill by now at the set...
  19. HELP! chugging

    Engine & Gearbox
    So my dearly beloved Captain has been at the garage for 2 weeks now, heres the story... I bought captain back in December in the knowledge he was a little lumpy on tick over, he chugs away abit when stationary but other than that runs sweet as a nut. After talking to a few people and garages...
  20. Good and cheap injection fitter in hampshire

    Engine & Gearbox
    Hi Guys, I just wanted to everyone know I have found very good and cheap injection fitter. He did my throttle spindle on my t4 1.9 and my mates 2.4 throttle spindle for £110.00 all in, this included him making a new brass sleeve as well. After speaking to him I have also found that he is an...
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