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  1. Electrical
    Hi guys, Im just about to fit 5 12v LED downlights i bought from travelvolts onto my leisure battery and a dimmer switch. I would ideally like to remove the existing light fittings before i fit my roof lining but i would ideally like the LED lights to work off the switch and off the existing...
  2. Electrical
    Whilst having a dig around the engine of my T4 I found this 'blue' wire unattached, so was wondering where it is meant to go, and what is it's purpose? Been trying to get to the root of why she ain't starting, cranking fine but not firing. T4 2.5TDi SWB '03 plate
  3. Electrical
    Hey t4 fans! My question is if anybody out there knows if a 1994 t4 2.5 Petrol wiring is the same as a diesel. The problem is that when i was welding some rust my t4 petrol took fire and i didn't manage to extinguish it in time. The fusebox and all cables to the dashboard got melted (all cables...
  4. Electrical
    If there was one thing I would do again on my conversion, it would be to wire up the new LED lights in the back to the courtesy light 'switch' so that whenever you open a door; front, rear or sliding, then the rear cabin lights would also come on and go off using a timed circuit. I know the...
  5. Interior
    Hi guys. I have a 2009 Caravelle executive and I'm trying to install a rear view camera. I got an eBay one that attaches to the number plate light. However I'm new to vw scene and I'm really struggling with how I'm gonna run the wire. I haven't got a clue even how to get the plastic facia over...
  6. Electrical
    Hey guys & girls, Anyone in the Swindon Area able to help me turn my new alpine unit off and on? Swapped red and yellow wires but to no avail and I'm not the best with electrics!! Will sort someone out if they can help me asap. Cheers Docky
  7. Steering & Suspension
    Hi Everyon, I am mid change of my 2007 T5 steering wheel to a new leather caravelle multifunction steering wheel. Removal was a piece of cake with the help of this site but now I have noticed that basically the connector for airbag is different so I wanted ot check quickly my thinnking was...
  8. Electrical
    I have a 1999 ex AA T4 and want to wire in a aux battery, could anyone tell me if they come with a battery splitter diode already installed? Thanks.
  9. Electrical
    Hi Chaps, Going to be attempting to fit a camera and a screen shortly to my 2006 T5. Camera at the rear obviously and the screen either on a false mirror or mounted on the drivers sun visor. Imagine then, that i'm a total dunce at this stuff. whats the best place to tap off the 12v supply...
  10. Welcome to The VW T4 Forums
    Could anyone tell me what size cable I need to use from a leisure battery ( not ye purchased but looking at 100 or 110 A) to the back of my zig cf9 the battery will sit bellow the zig unit so will be about 1 metre long. Thanks guys. :*
  11. Electrical
    Please some one help I need to wire iikea leads into roof do they just connect in original courtesy light wiring ? Please tell me how to do this thank you
  12. Electrical
    :* Hi guys I have fitted front fog lights to my 1995 VW-T4 and want to change the rear fog-light witch and existing lighting switch and dashboard dimmer to a later combined lights and fog-lights rotary switch and dashboard dimmer, does any body have any instructions or diagrams :confused: on how...
  13. Engine & Gearbox
    HELP HELP HELP! PLEASE My t4 was only a 1.9td ABL engine have swapped it for a 1Z out of a 94 passat have put all engine in place but have problems with wiring i have read the articles on forum but am none the wiser.I had it running but dash wasnt working it isnt charging and vacum pipes on...
  14. T4 Conversions
    Can anybody help me out have got a t4 but engine was only a 1.9d have swapped engine for a 1.9td . I have got everything in place but i am struggling with wiring:confused:. Have asked a vw specialist in Leeds to look at it but he cant book it in for a couple of months and i will miss most of...
  15. Electrical
    Hello, I've got myself some mazda rx8 seats. They're both heated and the drivers one has electric adjustment. I'm fine fitting them to the bases, but i'm struggling when it comes to the wiring...so i'm hoping someone may be able to help I: Here's the wiring diagram for the heaters: and...
  16. T4 Conversions
    I have just been playing around installing a zig cf9 into my van, I am going to buy a set of the diodes lights from ikea to run from the zig unit. As I understand I think I Ned a 12v regulator between the lights and the zig to stop me blowing the bulbs. I have had the zig connected to the...
  17. Electrical
    I need to fit an after market head unit as the original was unbelievably old. :eek: However, there is no wiring loom, just a few wires for front 2 speakers, a live (possibly from ignition) and a ground lol. Anyone here know where I can get the necessary wiring loom for this? and/or how to wire...
  18. Electrical
    Anyone know what this unplugged wire is for? Its above the accelerator at the fuse box. Cheers
  19. Electrical
    Do I understand correctly that VW reversed the wire colours, and that my ignition and battery wires are in fact red and yellow respectively, and NOT yellow and red and my aftermarket stereo manual would have me believe? You see, I have just installed a new Alpine stereo, but can not get the...
  20. Electrical
    Hello, I just got hold of a second-hand smev, 8003 I believe it is, however it has electronic ignition but none of the wires. So if anyone has a smev hob with electronic ignition I would appreciate it if they could take photo of the underside so I can work out where the wires should run...
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