Before I spend money on camper bits I want to make sure the van is in tip top shape. With 246kms on the clock what would you recomend changing beyond your normal service?
I'm thinking water pump, thermostat, full coolant flush, all filters and fluids, discs, pads and suspension bushes...
Found MANNOL engine oil on eBay it looks like it covers alot of VW specs if it does it's like a wonder oil lol , but it's really cheap .
Also says it covers 505.01 and 506.01
But the in description says
*Except VW PDU engines...
I've got a 2003 t4 2.5 102, it was used as a daily runabout and for some long surf trips up until 4 years ago when work and family meant I had to source a fuel efficient hatchback. Things have moved on and its time to get the old girl back on the road, looking for advice from the t-4...
My T5 is due a service and currently has a full service history. I've not had it long so this is my first service on this vehicle.
I live in Kidderminster which is the north end of Worcestershire. It is just south of Shropshire and not far from West Midlands.
Can anyone recommend a...
I cannot work this one out.
Changing the clock seems to be as simple as pressing the button on the left to select the clock and then using the right hand button to change. However, when I press the left hand button, it shows, what I presume is the service interval (spanner symbol and seems to...
Hi, am looking to get an auto T4 van, and after reading much on this forum about auto gear box woes I would want to fit external cooler however I'm lacking the skills/inclination to do this - can anyone recommend anywhere in the surrey/SE area that could do the work? - I need a cost estimate...
I have a 1997 T4 SWB 1968cc petrol transporter campervan and would be very grateful if a member could recommend a garage for MOT & Service. I live in Ealing West London and hope there is somewhere fairly local that I can use.
My T5.1 180 DSG Kombi is coming up 4 years old and has done just over 15,000 miles so and I called the dealer to book it in for an MOT and a basic service as I’ve only done around 1200 miles in it this year.
I was told that I should be having the following work done due to the age of...
New to the Forum and learning tons, cool place.
A shout out for some advice, looking to find a place or mechanic that specialises in T5's near me. Tired of being fleeced at the dealer and trying to find an alternative. General service and poss a new clutch after 90k ? Had a few vans and...
Hi, I just bought my first T4 - a 2.4D LWB Syncro - 1998. I'm a paragliding pilot and I want the van to take me around Europe and the UK to Paragliding launch sites that are usually a good way up the mountain. The previous owner, Jason raised it up to around 12" ground clearance. Great for...
As a recent purchaser without a full service history I was interested in changing all of the fluids and filters, but I'm unsure where to start.
I know many of you prefer Original parts, but I am open to upgraded parts as well.
So what do I need? (VW T5 2.5L 130 2008 LWB)
And where is...
I live near hebden bridge and am new to the area and looking for two things:
A reliable place to service and MOT my van
Somewhere to get a full body re spray
Can anyone recommend anywhere?
I've got my dads van in for a service today but his service book is fully stamped up, I'll need to stamp it up for today's work but want to keep it tidy.
Does anyone know where I can get some blank pages printed off from on the Internet or do any of you kind people fancy scanning...
Needing to change the oil on my van, the computer at my work lists 5w30 for it.
Someone who I know that runs a t4 says to use 10w40, can anyone shed any light on it for me please??
We stock 5w30 but not 10w40