I lived with the over boost / lack of power/ limp home mode/weird noises for years.
Bit the bullet and got a recon turbo off eBay £325!
Fitting it was a bit of a pig, but a good tip is to get to it by removing drivers wheel.
The bloke I go lt it off said the cokeing up (seziure) was caused by...
Long time no see, I've been down under for a couple of months.
Before I left I was having to park my van (T5 2.5 130 TDI) on a hill to start it and also the turbo was shutting off under load. After an exhaustive search on here I left the van with a mechanic with instructions to...