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  1. Volkswagen T5 transmission 1.9 TDI

    Engine & Gearbox
    -Question I have a bad tranny and i was looking around and wanted to know if any other tranny from other VW vehicles with 1.9 tdi is compatible with the one from the Transporter T5 1.9 TDI 2006 Regards
  2. Unidentified scraping / squeek

    Engine & Gearbox
    Hi, this is my first post here. I will be very greatful for any help to identify the cause of this problem. My mechanic says he doesn't know what's causing the sound! I'll first describe the sound and then let you know what we have already tried. The van is a VW T5 2007 Caravelle. There is a...
  3. Rattling/thud noise - need help identifying

    Engine & Gearbox
    Hi everyone, First time poster :) My partner and I just bought a: Volkswagen Transporter 2004 T5 128kw 6 speed manual diesel SWB with about 400k km's on it. Recently we have been hearing a metallic thudding/rattling noise, it seems to be coming from the drivers side, just about...
  4. Clutch pedal suddenly died.

    Engine & Gearbox
    Bought a 2013 1.9TDI 140 Trendline 2 weeks ago. My first ever VW. Overall i'm very pleased with it. Great Mpg. Low insurance and drives like a dream. However... Drove around 50 miles today with no issue. Filled up fuel on the way home and sat it on the drive overnight. Went out this morning...
  5. Stuck in first gear and lurching into second

    Engine & Gearbox
    My 2004 T4's automatic transmission keeps getting stuck in first gear and lurching into second. It doesnt stay stuck very long, and it doesnt happen often. Has this happened to anybody else? I've taken it to multiple mechanics but it never acts up for them.
  6. "Stirring Coal"

    LT & Crafter
    Hi everyone, just registered. I have just bought my first ever van, a Crafter 109 MWB high top, I plan to convert it into a camper. The van is 2013 and has 79,000 miles on it. It seems to be in great condition and drives well except for one thing, that being the gear change is like stirring...
  7. T5 auto gearbox 'clunking'

    Engine & Gearbox
    Hello (sorry, re-posting here as I think I put it in wrong thread) I've a 2005 T5, 2.5 diesel, 6-speed auto with about 190,000 km. I've had it since new and it has full VW service history. Never had any work done on gearbox. Recently it started making clunky changes (you feel the car shudder...
  8. T5 auto gearbox 'clunking'

    Technical Threads
    Hello I've a 2005 T5, 2.5 diesel, 6-speed auto with about 190,000 km. I've had it since new and it has full VW service history. Never had any work done on gearbox. Recently it started making clunky changes (you feel the car shudder and hear a thump noise) going both up and down the box, mostly...
  9. advice on importing a t4 syncro to the u.s.

    General T4 Chat
    hi all, new member here. what a great site! lots of info but i haven't been able to find an answer to my dilemma. i'm from the u.s. but living in the nl for at least a year. i'd like to buy a t4 syncro camper and use it in europe while we're here then have it completely overhauled (esp...
  10. Transmission noise to a judder in 1st and 2nd.

    Engine & Gearbox
    Hi, new to the site and here of course for a little advise in the hope someone's had these issues and corrected them, now I can see what I have has been covered before but it's leaving me in a tricky position really. So the vw in question here is a SWB 2013, 2.0 TDi 102PS T28 Transporter with...
  11. auto box external cooler fitting in Surrey/SE area

    General Van Chat
    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...
  12. Vw T4 SONNAX Adaptors to fit automatic gearbox transmission cooler

    Parts For Sale
    Hi all i have a pair of Sonnax adaptors…these fit onto the original banjo bolts on your transmission oil cooler. They allow you to add an extra transmission cooler to help keep the aft fluid temperatures down and save your auto box. There are many threads on here if you search including an...
  13. Transmission noise - urgent help?

    Engine & Gearbox
    Hi folks, we're driving to the south of France on Tuesday and with impeccable timing the van has just developed an exciting new noise.. I'll try and get it into the local specialist tomorrow, but as they are usually booked up for a week or two in advance, I would be very grateful if anyone has...
  14. T4 2.5tdi AUF automatic gearbox fluid flush

    Engine & Gearbox
    Hi All, I'm just curious that have someone changed automatic transmission fluids with flushing? Or could someone give instructions how to do it properly? (I have additional cooler and dipstick fitted on my transmission.)
  15. Transgo Automatic Shift Kit - any good?

    Engine & Gearbox
    I know - its another auto box question. Does anyone know if the Transgo Shift Kits are any good? (see link below) http://www.transgo.com/products.php?prd=SK-VW-O1M&homeinclude=catalog&category_id=152&parent_id=46&product_id=63&countdisplay=1&start=0&addcountview=Yes The VW 01N 01M and 01P all...
  16. T5 gearbox

    Engine & Gearbox
    Hiya all I've got a query I hope someone can help me with, my T5 1.9tdi 04 decided it didn't like its gearbox any more and broke it, it was a 5 speed and I've been hunting down a recon to get back on the road and I've been offered a 6 speed version from another 1.9 tdi will it be a simple swap...
  17. Gearbox Problems...Sage like advice needed

    Engine & Gearbox
    Hi Folks Only posted once or twice on here but could do with a bit of advice if possible. Was driving my beloved 05 plate T5 1.9 104 hp Trendline back from a job on wednesday of this week and could hear a slight whining noise coming out of the engine bay area while driving along in top gear...
  18. T4 Engine change advice needed

    Engine & Gearbox
    I own a 1996 T4 Multivan with a 2.5 81KW Petrol engine (ACU) and automatic transmission. The engine has done over 250k km. Yesteday it started with heavy knocking and the mech says the crankshaft is gone. Since the engine had done a lot of mileage, I am looking at replacing the whole engine...
  19. help transmission cracked

    Engine & Gearbox
    I just brought a 2004 Caravelle.. (3 weeks ago) and went to drive on thurs and put it into drive there was a clunk and loud noise and stopped. My mechanic says housing is cracked.. am now fighting with sales yard under nsw used car warranty and they saying i must have misused the van to crack...
  20. Vibration when stopped and in drive

    Engine & Gearbox
    I'm the new owner of a 1995 T4 with a 2.5l petrol and automatic trans. Drives well, shifts smoothly. My question is when I have it in drive at a stop the whole van vibrates. If I take it out of gear it idles smoothly. My thoughts are the transmission is pulling against the brake causing this...