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  1. Electrical
    Hi all, The interior lights of my 2005 vw t5 transporter are not working (bought the van like that). There is no voltage across the pins in the connectors connecting the lights in the ceiling, this for all lights. In my trouble shooting I first checked all the fuses: the fusecard mentions...
  2. Electrical
    Hello, wondered if anyone had issues with the fuse for the interior lights blowing repeatedly? Basically it was fine, I fitted led direct replacement bulbs and they were fine then after a few months the fuse blew. I replaced it and it was fine but then after a few weeks it blew again. This...
  3. Electrical
    Interior lights work fine on door opening. However, after a few minutes, with a manual switch on, they only come on dim (disaster: can't read my book in bed!)
  4. Electrical
    I know the issue of interior lights has been discussed before. However I have a slightly different issue. My interior lights are staying on when the ignition is on and engine running. They do turn off after the timeout period when engine isn't on and turn off when van is locked. Dash is not...
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    Hi all. After much head scratching and forum searching, I've come up short and hoping someone can help. I have wired in new puddle lights to the back of my van today (2008 T5 panel). They work as I want, coming on when the doors are opened or van is unlocked. The only thing I changed from...
  6. 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...
  7. Electrical
    Hi All, Does anyone know if the T5 BCM is repairable, I have managed to short out my interior lights and tracked this back to a ticking sound coming from the BCM, all fuses seem to be OK and I have just checked out the price of a replacement BCM - Ouch! plus the need for a re-code. If anyone...
  8. Electrical
    So then guys here's the problem, My interior lights think one of the doors are open and won't switch off unless I switch it to the "off" position. I've gone round the doors one by one and depressed all the push switches. Drivers door,passenger door and side door, but I can't seem to find the...
  9. Electrical
    This is doing my head in folks! Work this one out I'm in my T4, doors closed interior light switch is turned to door open and lights are off as they should be, I open one of the doors light comes on, as it should do, close door light stays on ! So took the contacts out and cleaned them analy...
  10. Electrical
    Im going to attempt to wire up my LEDs this weekend. I have cut into the existing interior light loom and run 3 cables (12v live, perm earth & switched earth to the location i want to place my switch. I have got a 3 way, centre off switch from a motorhome shop and will be running these lights...
  11. Electrical
    Hi all I have a 2007 swb shuttle that has an issue with the interior lights. While driving all the lights occasionally flicker on and off. I have checked the light bulb fittings and fuses, nothing obvious there, next step I think is to start tracing out the all the wiring. Does anyone have a...
  12. Electrical
    Hi After fitting a new stereo, using a fuse 19 piggyback, I've had no dashboard lights. I've got the heater ones, just no speedo/rev background lights. Also the remote central locking will unlock but won't lock the doors, with no flashing indicators. I've tried replacing the fuse and taking out...
  13. Electrical
    Hi, I need help! My interior lights aren't working as they keep blowing the fuse. As soon as I change the fuse it blows straight away. Can anyone help as the nights are drawing in and i'm scared of the dark :eek:
  14. Interior
    I feel like I'm going to breal the internal lights by popping them off. Is there an easy way to do it? I Have a 2006 t5 2.5TDI with a mid roof
  15. Electrical
    Hi There, I am about to do a camper/day van conversion on my 2012 T5 Transporter Panel Van. I am not adding a leisure battery, I was planning on using the wiring for the current interior lights but I have noticed that they automatically turn off after 12 minutes, even when turned to the...
  16. Electrical
    Hi guys, Im about to fit LED downlights in the rear headilning of my van and was thinking of using the existing hardboard and covering it in the megavan mats headlining material they supply. once the LED lights are installed I will no longer want the existing rear lights that are in there so my...
  17. Electrical
    Hi guys, I want to wire up a led strip on the bottom of each of my wing mirrors, so that when you remote control open the central locking at night, it lights up the ground near the doors. Where is the best place to get the feed from and which feed should I use? I have a 2009 Caravelle exec. Any...
  18. Interior
    I've a '99 Long Nose Multivan, with original festoon 42mm bulbs. I'm looking to replace the bulbs and changing them to the festoons with 4 LED's inside. Will I need the CAN-BUS "error free" versions? Many Thanks, Jeff
  19. Interior
    Hello Busfans, Looking to remove the interior lights from the headlining of my Multivan and seen the previous owner has cracked the plastic obviously trying to remove them. How do I go about this without breaking them when taking them out? I don't want to damage the plastic and is there a...
  20. Electrical
    Hey guys My interior lights blink on and off over bumps etc. The doors all close properly and switches work as they should. Anyone had the same problem? Where's it likely to originate from? A door switch, or somewhere else? The cab liner has been insulated, I'm thinking it might be under that...
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