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  1. T4 No Boost

    Engine & Gearbox
    Hi All, I have a 2001 2.5 multivan. The problem I'm having is that the turbo is only kicking in at 3000 rpm and if it gets to a hill it loses all power if I cant maintain 3000 rpm. It also has no power when trying to pull off on a steep slope/driveway. I have changed all the vacuum hoses...
  2. Thanks Very Much!

    General T4 Chat
    Hi, Just wanted to say thank you to everyone who contributes to this forum, I bought my first T4, a 1.9 TD, a few weeks ago. I Have no mechanical skills whatsoever, I know a bit about the theory of engines, brakes, suspension etc but no skills. So i immediately booked it in at a VW specialist...
  3. Turbo problems???????

    General Van Chat
    Any advice relating to experience would be much appreciate before I have the shirt taken off my back?!?!?! Travelling to Scotland vehicle felt like it was mis-firing with juddering whilst in motion. Got to the point where it felt like it lost all acceleration and ow;ld only reach 50mph maximum...
  4. Power Loss & Smoke - 08 T5 54,000miles ADVICE PLEASE

    Engine & Gearbox
    Hello Members, I have been reading your forum for a good while now and finally decided to Join up today! I have a couple questions and appreciate any help or advice given... Apologies if this is long winded, want to try to provide as much info as possible! I bought a lovely 1.9 '08' T5 with...
  5. Turbo problem - hose connection issue

    Engine & Gearbox
    Evening all, I need to know if a quick fix will work or if I need to get this into a garage :* I'm having trouble with either the turbo inlet or outlet, not sure which one it is. Its the connection furthest to the right of the turbo connections as you look into the engine bay. It initially...
  6. New turbo intermittent loss of power woes.

    Engine & Gearbox
    03 T4 888 Special No intercooler. I have had a new turbo fitted along with oil change and new oil filter last week All was well till the weekend the boost packed up several times when driving,,, twice after parking up for a short while all was fine and working, I have also had to disconnect...
  7. Newbie

    Engine & Gearbox
    Hello peeps... New to forum so please bare with me! So my first vw was a Mk2 Golf Gti 16v.. Big bumper conversion quaffe gearbox and big smiles... I loved the old girl.. Second was a Mk1 Golf caddy, my favorite of all.... Thirdly, I've just bought a 1.9td 800 special. Nice bodywork, 135000 miles...
  8. Fixed my underpowered van with a 15 amp fuse

    Engine & Gearbox
    Hi all, I am a newbie van owner and I've not posted anything on here worthy yet so I apologise if this is the wrong place to put this but I thought that I should share my very slow van story with you in case it can help anyone else. The van was slow up hills and seemed to lack in power but...
  9. Complete loss of power

    General T5 Technical
    Have just got back into the country from France at the weekend and on our way to the ferry port lost complete power from my t5 2.5tdi would only get up to 60 and then on an incline not enough power to get up a hill (was being overtaken by renault twingos:( ) i pulled over to see if i could hear...
  10. FAULT CODE 17957-boost pressure valve???

    Engine & Gearbox
    Evening all, little help/advice please... Just picked up a new T4 2.5 tdi (w reg) and it seemed a little underpowered on the way home. Couldnt really feel the turbo kick in at all and was really sluggish on the hills, also interemittently heard a slight 'whoosh' from turbo but only for a second...
  11. If I sit at 70 the Turbo looses power

    Engine & Gearbox
    Hello all, If I drive for a while sitting at 70mph then the turbo just seems to turn off, with my foot still on the accelerator you feel it goe. :* If I re-start whilst driving the Turbo works again for a while, short drives it seems to be fine The previous owner said they couldn't find...
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