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  1. power lacking 2.5 AVS 1997

    Engine & Gearbox
    Hi everyone, firstly, thank you for maintaining this wonderful forum and for all the effort which went into writing those great"fix it yourself" guides!!!T: Secondly, I recently bought a 2.5 TDI AVS 1997 and I have been feeling like it was lacking some severe power, was going up the hills...
  2. T5 2.5 130 - lacks power 3000rpm

    Engine & Gearbox
    Hi All, Funny one this, I don't even know if it is a problem as this is my first van ever. My T5 is quite boomy and seems to lack power around 3000rpm, it'll go up near the red line but just does not feel like it's giving all it could. It's a 2007 model with 116000 miles, service history is...
  3. 2.5L Petrol ACU - Problem with idle and when driving

    Hello again! Caravelle from 1996, 2.5L petrol 81KW. FWD. I've encountered a new problem with my van. When it is idle running it varies quite bad in rpm. First it keeps a steady 1000 rpm and all of a sudden it drops down to around 500rpm. At this point the "idle-valve", in lack of a proper...
  4. 2.4d no power after rebuild

    Engine & Gearbox
    Right then chaps, need to pick your brains. sorry if this is long winded but need to give all the background. just got the van running after the rebuild. New piston rings, bearings, crank seal etc, new head, new clutch new oil/air/fuel filter etc etc. had some damage to the diesel pump when...
  5. Turbo Trouble!

    Engine & Gearbox
    I've got a T5 1.9 104 ps in Hickley Valitone (diesel specialists) and they are suspecting problems with the actual turbo unit. It's well down on boost and eventually puts the van into 'limp' mode. It's been suggested that the variable veins may be stuck and that it may be possible to clean them...