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  1. Parts For Sale
    I have a Vetech timing belt kit for sale that I got when I bought the van. However, I fitted both belts from a single kit so this is surplus. £50 plus postage. The kit comprises of timing belt, tensioner and bolt. The kit was bought for an ACV 2.5TDI but I believe it'll fit all the T4 2.5...
  2. Engine & Gearbox
    Just checked my timing in VagCom, it is outside of the upper limit which I think means its too advanced. Which way do I rotate the cam sprocket after loosening to retard the timing back into the specified limits? Should the top of the sprocket rotate towards the front or back of the van? Cheers
  3. Engine & Gearbox
    Coming back from Tesco i noticed a loud clicking / tapping noise in line with revs ( put the clutch in to test) . Got home as im 5 minutes away and now she wont start and is loud as hell. A couple months ago I had all the injectors done, and timing etc, she was running like a dream. So Far I...
  4. Engine & Gearbox
    Hi, I think my pump belt has just broken. I got my hand on it and it's slack although I can't pull it out. Does anyone know how easy it would be to fit a new pump belt at the side of the road and how to get it timed correctly? I've read there is a cover you can see a TDC marking and there is a...
  5. General Technical
    Evening chaps. Long story short, ive got a leak on the fuel pump. (its not the spindle, sorted that once). The leak is on the pipe side of the pump. thinking of having a got a changing some seals Now ive had the pump off during the engine rebuild but i also had the head and everything off...
  6. Engine & Gearbox
    I have just bought a 1999 2.5Tdi (5 cylinder) 88hp. I am having a few electrical problems, which i think is down to the alternator (dead rev counter and flashing oil light). I am also having issues with heavy smoke. It had been stood since September, I drove it home just over 100 miles and it...
  7. Engine & Gearbox
    Hi guys, I got real problems!! :( I need help with the timing on my half AAB/AJA engine. A little background... I had an AJA engine with a cracked head, I replaced the head with an AAB one as I was led to believe it is identical.. I am trying to set the static timing but according to...
  8. Engine & Gearbox
    Hi guys, I'm In the process of doing the cam belt and have run into a problem... I have got everything apart to the stage where I now just have the B***ard crank pulley bolt to go.... the old belt can't be un-threaded with the crank pulley in place (obviously) I have read a few threads that...
  9. Engine & Gearbox
    Hi all, just doing me head gasket AGAIN!!! Just to check I'm doing the timing in the right order. 1. Take off rubber cap on gearbox and line up white dot with the triangle TDC 2. Set pump side of cam so slot is up the top and even with a straight edge with top of head 3. Set pump with a 13mm...
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