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  1. 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...
  2. Help think I'm in trouble

    Engine & Gearbox
    Hi guys this site has got me out of a few pickles now ! But I think I'm up creek now I have a 2.5 tdi t4 2000 (auf) now this what has happened About a week ago I came out to a puddle of water under the car , I looked up and it was running from out the alternator???? So I went to work , came...
  3. HELP! Drivers door locked shut

    General T5 Chat
    Hi all, I wonder if anyone could help I've managed to lock the drivers side door shut when swapping the doors over, typical! I'm not sure exactly what has caused it to lock shut, although I suspect it is the lock itself (and i also suspect it is my fault for not tightening the lock barrel...
  4. our T4 died :(

    Engine & Gearbox
    Hello all , our beloved Clyde has died ..... cam belt snapped and engine has completely seized so need new one according to garage man .. its 1998 2.5TDI with intercooler ... anyone recommend where to get one ( new) or would you advise a recon instead ? also what kind of money would be...
  5. Looking for a mechanic in Warwickshire...

    Engine & Gearbox
    Hi all, I've had an absolute nightmare with a recently bought 2002 t4 2.5tdi. I bought it just before chistmas, with 130,000miles on the clock and within a couple of hundred miles its broken down. I was driving along at a steady 70mph, and the first warning I had that something wasn't right...
  6. Seized bolts for tracking and alignment

    Steering & Suspension
    Sooo, After having the van lowered decided I should get the tracking sorted. Went to get it done, sat there an hour then they came back only to tell me they couldnt do it because all the bolts are seized. Going to look at them at the weekend but would appreciate any tips / advice you guys might...
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