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  1. SOLD***** Vw transporter t4 1000 lwb 2.0 petrol and lpg

    Vans For Sale
    VW TRANSPORTER T4 1000 LWB 2.0 PETROL AND LPG I’ve had the vehicle for just over one year, in that time, I’ve had the following done: 1. Replaced coil mounting bracket and coil unit (11/18) 2. Replaced vacuum pipes (11/18) 3. Full service (11/2018) 4. Replaced all four tyres (08/19) 5. Removed...
  2. Caravelle automatic gearbox problem

    Engine & Gearbox
    Hello all, I've been having auto gearbox issues. I've got a 1999 Caravelle 2.8 petrol automatic. It shifts from 1st into 2nd fine, but instead of shifting into 3rd, it drops to neutral then back into 2nd. It won't shift into 3rd. It was fine in January, then wasn't driven for 6 months. I...
  3. My T800 Special has died, looking for replacement options

    Engine & Gearbox
    Hi all, Long time lurker of the forum, and for years never had any problems with my T800 special. It's just thrown a conrod, and put a hole straight through the bottom of the engine- so now I need to find a replacement. At this point, I was wondering whether there were any other options than...
  4. hello all. looking for a van, any help appreciated

    Welcome to The VW T4 Forums
    thought i would introduce myself and ask a few question. i am looking for a kombi, caravelle, or even a autosleeper camper, but i gather the build quality has reduced in recent years, as has the running costs with all the new electronic gismo's. i have however been scouring the web looking...
  5. VW T4 Stalling / Starting Issue & ECU Fault

    Electrical
    Hello Everyone, I have a 1994 VW T4 Caravelle 2.0 Petrol. No Immobiliser. Digifant ECU I have not been able to drive for over a month now due to an intermittent fault. It drives perfectly for a few minutes the engine switches off as if there is no spark and then I can not get started for...
  6. Crankshaft Damper Bottom Pulley mystery?

    Engine & Gearbox
    Hi, does anyone know where I can locate a replacement crankshaft damper bottom pulley or equivalent for my 2.5i 1996 caravelle (ACU petrol engine). I've been advised it now needs replacing by my local mechanic. The VW ID is 074 105 243 D - I've been quoted £400 from the local VW dealer (eek!)...
  7. Exhaust manifold -Parts advice (Petrol 2.0 AAC 1992)

    Welcome to The VW T4 Forums
    Hi All, and Happy New Year Finally managed to get a once over for the van by someone who knows what they are doing.The engine is running is very lumpy and apparently the exhaust manifold is leaking but it is the clamp (and special tool) type , not the bolts . He suggests swapping it out would...
  8. advice on importing a t4 syncro to the u.s.

    General T4 Chat
    hi all, new member here. what a great site! lots of info but i haven't been able to find an answer to my dilemma. i'm from the u.s. but living in the nl for at least a year. i'd like to buy a t4 syncro camper and use it in europe while we're here then have it completely overhauled (esp...
  9. Exhaust manifold, downpipe options/upgrades for 2.5 petrol

    Engine & Gearbox
    I'm looking to fit a stainless exhaust my T4, which has got me thinking about downpipes and manifolds - as you do:D Engine in mine is 2.5 petrol and AET engine code Correct me if I'm wrong, but the downpipe is different i.e smaller in diameter to the 2.5 diesel one right? I know the flange...
  10. reliably unreliable ignition problem

    Engine & Gearbox
    Hey guys, Having an intermittent starting problem with my 1997 2.0L petrol T4. When I turn the key, there are two clicking sounds and that's usually it. If you do it for long enough, it will crank and then die...then you do it a few more times and it actually starts and runs great. I've...
  11. 1995 T4 lwb camper - 2.5 auto

    What's it worth?
    Hi everyone, as in my post last night I am trying to sell my uncle's van as he can n longer use it due to ill health. I don't profess to know anything about these really, other than I know I'm completely unable to put a value on this thing at all! I know it's a farly poor example, but...
  12. Throttle sensor - intermittent fault - wire wear?

    Electrical
    Hi, Looking at VAG COM I get this fault: I've been through lots of things Cleaned the throttle body Cleaned all earth points in engine bay New distributor cap and arm Swapped the ISV for a secondhand one Replaced relay 167 Replaced the throttle sensor I'm now wondering if it's a worn wire...
  13. Diff noise and leaking gearbox oil (2.0 petrol aac)

    Engine & Gearbox
    Although i don't have any problems changing gears I seem to be getting a lot of noise from my transmission :s. After getting my van up on ramps I found it seems to be the diff bearing as there is a bit of play. Also there is what I think gearbox oil leaking from the passenger side cv joint...
  14. 2.0 AAC petrol engine hiccup on idle and cuts out when warm

    Engine & Gearbox
    Hi, I'm trying to help a friend out who's got problems with his petrol T4. When the engine is idling, there is a hiccup every 10 seconds or so. When the engine is warm and under load, it looses power. You can feel the power dropping away, the more you press the accelerator, the worse it...
  15. Clutch? Or dare I say it Gearbox problem?

    Engine & Gearbox
    Hello everyone, Im having problems with the transmission on my T4 petrol at the moment.:( I think it's the clutch, possible slave cylinder? Basically at the moment sometimes, not all the time, when I'm stationary and put it in to gear with the clutch fully depressed, the van will crawl as...
  16. fuel and tempture guage not working

    Electrical
    Hello guys having a few troubles withmy 1992 vw t4 2.0 petrol, i brought the van of a friend with the tempture guage not working? i have replace the sensors and hasnt made any difference, also when i switch the ignition off the oil pressure light and the coolant light stay on!! any advice would...
  17. K-seal coolant leak repair..any good?

    Engine & Gearbox
    Anyone have any experience with that k-seal coolant leak repair stuff? Im loosing a small amount of water on my 2.0 petrol t4 either through my heater matrix and/or head gasket as there is a bit of white smoke puffing out the exhaust :( Anyone recommend using it? Just seems a little "too good...
  18. Good and cheap injection fitter in hampshire

    Trade Experience Forum
    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...
  19. Another 2.0 petrol with running probs! :(

    Engine & Gearbox
    Hello everyone, i need help, im a newbie to t4s, recently swapped my t25 for a petrol t4 and I seem to be having running problems :(Seems to drive ok although hesitates frequently when driving as though it's missing, also when idling from cold its a bit lumpy and feels like its going to cut out...
  20. T4 Dellorto GTi...... When things get out of hand

    General T4 Chat
    As stated, T4 GTi running twin dellorto dhla 40 carburettors. Been a hard slog but the result is epic. For more info visit: www.facebook.com/unclechops Or search for The Chop Shop on Facebook. There is a full spec on there with more pics to follow. Cheers
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