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Hi, everyone.

Got in my 2003 T4

Had this vehicle from new - looked after

Drove half a mile, then going uphill, there was a whhhiiirrrrrrrr!! and T4 stopped. - Recovery > garage.

Taken apart

Camshaft broken in 3 or 4 pieces

Cambelt as new but broken

Diesel pump turns so far then stops and can't be moved

Cam followers have cracks and/or dents in them

Bottom end not examined yet

Engine had full cambelt works 40K ago

Also oil and filter change last week or so

Sssssoooooooo anybody know

Price of VW dealer unit

Price of recon from elsewhere and who

Any other ideas or thoughts please?
 

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I know when mine went pop a new block from vw was about 5g.

Just kampers sell recon engines.

I had mine rebuilt by a reputable firm and it cost me 1900, but my damage was no where near as extensive as yours!
 

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in such a low mileage lump I would be rebuilding.
Followers are available off ebay for about 75, camshaft may be sourced from a scrappy, and valves will work from a AEL head - which there are lots of.
Fuel pump is a problem though - never heard of one seizing though.

New water pump and belt kit and youre good to go again
 
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