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  1. Vw crafter 2011 faults

    Welcome to The VW T4 Forums
    I have 2011 Vw crafter and after 2 mechanics have a look at. The problem and no fault found. After driving 3 or 5 miles 2 lights came on flashing (12and16)rst are steady after start flashing and cut out the. Turbo . The power reduce totally . If I switch of the engine and turn back on it start...
  2. Alarm and immobiliser

    Just a question for any of you that can point me in the right direction, I have a T4 and when I bought it years ago it already had an alarm and immobiliser fitted, how to I get rid of it? Can I just cut the power to the alarm? I don’t know what manufacturer it is and what or where the whole...
  3. Changing a fixed window

    T5 Conversions
    Hi All, I'm just wondering is it a difficult job to remove a fixed window and install a opener? Has anyone on here done it themselves? What issues did you come across? Do you need special equipment? Where would you recommend getting an opener? How much is a reasonable amount? I've found £130...
  4. Trouble starting while hot

    T4 Conversions
    I bought my T4 a few weeks ago and noticed an issue where it doesn’t like to start after being driven for a while, currently my temp gauge and fuel gauge doesnt work, I’m lead to believe that this is a cracked solder issue that I will try to get around to fixing. I sit and let the glow plug...
  5. Go Transporter Gearbox services

    Engine & Gearbox
    Hi all, Just wondering has anyone used a company called Go Transporter in stratford for a gearbox? Blokes name is Glen Mills. Cheers
  6. T4 2.5ltr Petrol Idle Problem (Revs up & down)

    Engine & Gearbox
    Hi Guys, New here, Just picked up my 2004 T4 Kombi van 9seater... Love it, however I have a problem I don't know how to fix. Whilst the Vehicle is at Idle it will rev intermediately from 600rpm - 1000rpm... If you throw on the air-con it intensifies the problem from 500rpm - 1500rpm... I spent...
  7. Help! Seized 1.9td, possible shoddy garage!

    New T4 Members Forum
    Hello! Very new to the forum, and I'm upset to say my first post is a negative one! Get your reading glasses on, you're in for a long read! The story starts with a new cambelt, reconditioned head, oil cooler, filter and water pump by garage A in Lincolnshire £1300 later. 100 miles later the...
  8. My Conversion and Van Love

    T5 Conversions
    Spending Money Ok.... So as the rest on here have done i plan on converting my T5 SWB 2.5 174BHP Auto box van ) I bought this van 3 weeks ago, with the intention of making a mobile office (i'm a Mobile "network and Wireless Analyst") So let me run through the initial problems i have...
  9. Newish Crafters - Any models to avoid?

    LT & Crafter
    Hey folks, Am going to sell my T5 and move up to a MWB Crafter (or Sprinter) later in the year. I'll be looking for a recent model Crafter. Are there any issues with certain engines or models that I should be aware of / avoid? Any tips appreciated. Cheers T:
  10. Rear Light Problems

    General Van Chat
    Fellow DIY converters. Taking the panelling of the roof of my 61 plate T5 the other day and it all came crashing off pull the interior light clean off at the same time, (NO GOOD) aswell as hurting my head it has cause the rear lights to not work. Indicators, brake lights, and the No plate...
  11. Heater fan turning itself off?

    Hi, When I start the engine the heater fan works on 1,2,3 & 4 and then after about a minute it just turns itself off? won't come back on either even with restarting the engine, very strange, any suggestions as to what maybe wrong with it? Many Thanks Jared
  12. Hello I'm new how the hell are you?

    New T5 Members Forum
    Hey guys, I've got a 2010 white 6 seater barn door t5 with windows all round, Me and the wife love it. We hav'nt done anything to it yet. There are a few mods I'd like to make over the next few months, But nothing too major as its in constant use and we try to go away Most weekends in. I have a...
  13. What to check before you buy and when you get it home

    General Technical
    Within the very short period of ownership of my T4 I have had my fair share of troubles, most of these problems could have been avoided if i had known what and where to look for, thing is you only look up the problem once it has occurred and any damage is done. So here's the plan; I'll write...
  14. 1Z tdi conv. HELP No fuel coming out of pump!

    Engine & Gearbox
    Hi I have been tearing my hair out over the last month trying to get things working, the conversion from a 98 ABL lump to a 97 1Z golf went smoothly and took about a week, but now i have been struggling trying to find why it will not start! I have eliminated most common problems, literally...
  15. Problem with MegaVan clips.

    Can any one help please? I've been using the Megavan clips to fit 3.6mm ply panels. They looked like this:- Nice snail shaped spiral make them easy to fit. I use a 10mm hole in the panel and they work fine. But the last batch I bought look like this:- Just a ruff quadrant cut out. Can't...
  16. Front Heater Blower Problems,,,,,,,

    Good evening my fellow T5ster's!!! As the title says, i am having a problem with the blower up front. First started out as a squeek and then developed into a load chirping!!!!!! No before you ask there are no droppings present from bird or mouse!!!! Did take the motor out and cleaned as much...
  17. Annoying Gear Stick anyone?...

    General Technical
    Standard T4 interior when carrying 2 people in the front with me (or more specifically the baby seat and the missus) going into 2nd gear is a nightmare. It sits right against the seat, and the leg of whoever is riding in the passenger seat next to me :confused: The only bad thing I can say...
  18. TDI AHU engine problems ongoing, suggestions please.

    Engine & Gearbox
    As most of you are aware I am slowly losing the will to live with the problems on my 1997 AHU engine in my van. Its time to share the good, the bad and the ugly +the things I have checked/replaced already. Any suggestions and methods for diagnosing would be appreciated. Applologies for the...