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  1. Has drained battery reset immobiliser??

    Electrical
    I was working converted the back of my 1.9 TDi T4 listening to the van's radio for about 2 hours. Once I had finished I went to start the engine and nothing happened. I tried again-glow plug light came on and went out but nothing when I fully turned the key. I got my multimeter out and check...
  2. VW Caravelle 04 174bhp Starting Problems Solved!!

    Engine & Gearbox
    Hi this is my first Post. But thought I would pass on some useful information. For about 6 months now I have been having starting problems first thing in the morning with my Caravelle. She would struggle to fire and then would sound like a Tractor for about 30 secs, then for the rest of the day...
  3. 2004 T5 Multivan starting issue

    Engine & Gearbox
    Hi, I have a Multivan 2005 with AXE engine (2.5TDI, 128kW), purchased used w 190000km on it. Quite nice in all way. 2 issues with the car - one with the front blower and on with the engine start up. The start-up I would like to ask on this thread if someone would know. The car was a lame...
  4. Limp home mode and starting problem fixed

    Engine & Gearbox
    Hi guys, Long time no see, I've been down under for a couple of months. Before I left I was having to park my van (T5 2.5 130 TDI) on a hill to start it and also the turbo was shutting off under load. After an exhaustive search on here I left the van with a mechanic with instructions to...
  5. Help! 2.5l Petrol not firing

    Electrical
    Hi All, Need some help..... Came home for my lunch/dinner today. Parked the bus up, returned to it 1/2 an hour later and it would not start. Just turned over with nothing firing! Can't believe it as we've just been over to Skegvegas for a few days and it ran like a dream. Engine cranking ok...
  6. Arrrrrggghhh!!!!!!

    General Van Chat
    My van hates me. It just does. Got in it to come home from work today, put key in, waited until glowplug light goes out, turned key, NOTHING! No click, no whirr whirr, just nowt. Managed to bump start it (by rolling for a short while, then dropping clutch in first) & got it home. I put it...
  7. 2.4D won't start - some tips please

    Engine & Gearbox
    Hi All, I am a novice at all this so please excuse any obvious stupidity. My 1999 2.4D won't start. I have eliminated glowplugs as a problem and it seems to be a problem with the diesel getting to the main injector pump. If I fill the inject pump with diesel it starts up fine but stops soon...
  8. 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...
  9. Fuel Pump Relay/Non start problem

    Electrical
    This is my first posting - so hope it comes out okay 1997 1.9 TDI T4 When I turn ignition on (i.e. not turning key all the way ) there is a constant clicking sound from the fuse box, lights iluminate on the dashboard and the speedo goes up and down. When I turn the key all the way nothing...
  10. fuel filter

    Engine & Gearbox
    I have problem. During night fuel filter become empty, and in the morning i cant start ny car. I allready canged filter and plastic on the top of filter, but this morning problem was same. Is it possible that some fuel line is demaged and air comes in that fuel leaks back to fuel tank? There is...
  11. New(?) ignition switch problem. Any ideas?

    General T4 Chat
    2001 T4 2.5tdi syncro I was having the usual switch ignition problems I have read about in the forum - engine only starting sometimes and then needing to wiggle key to get van to start etc. This probem was getting worse over time. I have now replaced ignition switch and the problem isn't...
  12. Starting Problems Turns over but difficult to start

    General Van Chat
    Hi I was hoping to get some opinions on why my van has suddenly developed a starting problem, hope some of you knowledgable people might be able to point me in the right direction! My 1.9 TD T4 ABL (R reg) turns over for ages before catching, while turning over there is a smell of diesel out...
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