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  1. T4 2.5Tdi rattle under load when warm

    Engine & Gearbox
    Hi, It's a 2001 2.5tdi auto 120k miles. Just come back from trip, where the engine has developed a loud metallic rattle. Sounds a bit like a loud sewing machine but metallic. Only happens or is most noticed at low revs, moreso if under a bit of load and fully warmed up. Sounds normal when...
  2. Can anybody diagnose this tapping sound?

    Engine & Gearbox
    Hi everyone, I've recently bought my first T5 which I was hoping to convert into a camper to get out and about in. The van is a 2012 180 DSG 4Motion and is now at 69k miles. Each morning when I start the van, I can hear this noise, when the van is idling. Once the van is up to temperature I...
  3. AXC injector rocker shaft

    Engine & Gearbox
    Hi, Got a 4 cylinder diesel AXC engine code (90% sure that is right. ) At each end of the injector rocker shafts is a small drilling. Three of these are sealed but one has oil peeing out of it. Lots. It is the right hand , rear of engine, hole that the oil is pouring out of and I can't see...
  4. Tapping/knocking like a midget with a hammer inside my oil filler?

    Engine & Gearbox
    Hey Folks, '54 plate 2.5 AXD 150k My van seems to be running fine, but if I whip off the oil cap, there's a vicious rapid tapping noise coming out of the oil spout? I am a little lumpy on start up with the 10 seconds of white smoke in the mornings only, but other than that, it's happy days...
  5. Tapping noise

    Engine & Gearbox
    I have just swapped my T4 2.5L Petrol engine with a used one that has done 100.000 km less. http://www.vwt4forum.co.uk/showthread.php?t=145102 It has ACU engine and Automatic trasmission. The 'new' engine has been running fine, but has just developed a tapping sound like the one described many...
  6. T4 Tapping noise from top of 2.5d engine

    Engine & Gearbox
    Any help into why my 2.5 td is making quite loud tapping noise from the top of the engine. Its very noticeable when slowing down or on approach to junctions when the vehicle is slowing down. Its worse when cold. Also the engine pressure light comes on now and again and it has a bit of a oil drip...
  7. 2.5 petrol tappets, are diesel followers the same?

    Engine & Gearbox
    hi all! i have a question for all you vw buffs on here. my beloved caravelle, a 1996 2.5 petrol auto, has developed a tapping noise. I am almost certain it is the followers but want a second oppinion. it taps in time with the revs and does it all the time. it is worst when cold where the tapping...
  8. Rattling/tapping sound

    Engine & Gearbox
    Hi, Does anyone know what would cause a rattling sound from under the cab area? It rattles on idle then on a very low rev it taps and on higher revs its gone completely. Was thinking it had something to do with exhaust but im not too sure. Its a 98 1.9TD. Thanks
  9. Tapping - Valvetrain ? Help Please guys

    Engine & Gearbox
    Evening all. Right, I've don e as much reading as I can on the subject on here, and I've only found one thread similar. Only had my van - 2001 2.5TDI 88bhp for about a month, so I'm just getting to grips with things at the moment, and sorting out the usual stuff like mot etc. before I get on...