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  1. 2006 T5 2.5 TDI 174 Won't start, Locks forced

    Engine & Gearbox
    Hi guys looking for some help, Got down to my van last Friday to go away for the weekend and it just cranked and cranked and cranked but wouldn't start. Then I noticed that someone had tried to force the drives door lock, I guess with a screw driver and a hammer. Not idea if the two are related...
  2. '03 2.5tdi Caravelle won't start - help!

    Engine & Gearbox
    Looking for some valued advice. On Christmas Eve, my trusty Caravelle decided to cut out at the bottom of my road, after starting with no issues on the drive. She would not start after this - turns, but wouldn't fire. Five days later, I got her back on the drive to investigate. Here's what's...
  3. Van not starting - plug problem??

    Electrical
    1997 t4 1.9td Hi folks After some help, not sure if it's electrical or not but I suspect it is! Fuse in slot 15 of interior fuse blows every now and then. This seems to control glow plugs, or at least glow plug light! Van won't start when blown. Driving today, a sudden loss of all power, as...
  4. vw t4 1.9td Turning over but won't fire up

    Engine & Gearbox
    Hey guys and lasses, Any advice or thoughts welcomed. So last night my van decided not to start, key in ignition - lights come on - glow light goes out - turn key and she turns over healthy but won't fire up. RAC man said the red battery light wasn't coming on with ignition lights (is it...
  5. Red oil pressure warning then starting and immediately stop

    Engine & Gearbox
    Hi All, I need some help please T4 2003 2.5TDI diesel 88bhp (Blue I) Van has been running well with no prior symptoms. After parking on a slope (nose down), when the engine was started a few hours later the low oil pressure warning light and beeper came on. Engine was stopped and oil level...
  6. Vw t4 2.5tdi not starting off key!

    Engine & Gearbox
    Hi guys, first post! Got a bit of a problem, bought a t4 2.5tdi with cambelt failure due to tensioner coming loose... So I rebuilt the head, checked bores and pistons all looked perfect. Did a compression test results were as follows: 400, 350, 375, 335, 350 Is the compression the problem...
  7. 1.9 AXB won't turn over

    Engine & Gearbox
    Hi All, I've had a T5 1.9 (AXB) for about five months now. The turbo has been sticking and it's taken a bit of turning over to get it started this winter. Thismorning it has new warning beeps and isn't turning over at all. It will do a long beep and short beep. The immobiliser warning comes...
  8. Good auto electrician in sheffield

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    Hi all, Can anyone recommend a good auto electrician in sheffield that knows about t4s? Our van has an intermittent problem with the glow plug light not coming on when trying to start the van. It's been to an auto electrician before and he was unable to recreate the fault, changed some relays...
  9. 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...
  10. Automatic not starting

    Electrical
    Hi, I have a 1994 2.4 automatic which has decided not to start. The engine doesn't even turn over, I suspect it's to do with the gear selector which needs to be in park to start. Does anyone have an idea where the relay is sited? Also a wiring diagram for the auto so I can trace the wiring. Thanks
  11. need help now !!!!!!

    Engine & Gearbox
    hey guys my vw transporter t4 1996 2 lt pertol wont go :( i have check that is it getting fuel and it is. i'm not getting spark from the coil to the dizzy cap and i check the fuses and they are all good ??????? can any body help me with this one and i have a guy coming this arvo to buy the van...
  12. t4 engine won't start

    Engine & Gearbox
    Hi All, I've seen a few threads about this subject all seem to point to an Immobiliser issue. Well I haven't got an immobiliser...my van has always been a great starter and was fine all through the winter. Summers here, some days of hot sunny weather and I have a starting issue and lots of...
  13. T4 1.9td problems

    Engine & Gearbox
    Hi everyone, I'm a new member and proud owner of a X reg T4 1.9td with 84k on the clock. Love the van...but experiencing a few worrying problems. Everyone on here seems very helpful and friendly, so I'm hoping somebody can give me some advice! A few days ago my van refused to start in the...
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