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  3. Hi Kris....welcome to the Forum. Great looking Golf and particularly like the colour choice. I would fit a good quality aftermarket kit myself and save loads of money, but just be careful not to void any warranty
  4. Got today my new golf 7 variant 1.5 cng but they ask in VW 1800 euros for dynamic led and I was wondering if I can do the job with used ones in a better price of course . Attached the pictures of my car just before I buy it . Thanks for the hospitality and your time regarding this matter.
  5. Got today my new golf 7 variant 1.5 cng but they ask in VW 1800 euros for full led and I was wondering if I can do the job with used ones in a better price of course . Thanks for the hospitality and your time regarding this matter.
  6. New member

    Hi....welcome to the Forum Feel free to post up some pics of the T5 us you want......always nice to see the different campervan conversions.
  7. New member

    Hi guys just got a T5 camper conversion so thought would be good idea to come join, so can use the collectives experience and share my new owner experiences
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  9. Have I bought a lemon 😕

    Hi....welcome to the Forum The issue with turbo performance dropping out is more than likely the variable vanes gummed up in the turbo which then leads to going into limp home mode and loss of boost which you describe. The issue with what seems to be a DPF is unlikely as it would not have been fitted with one in 2005. However, the EGR could be blocked which could also lead to these symptoms. In summary, it sounds like you have bought a car that has been driven around town and short-shifted through the gears (e.g. 30mph in 3rd or 4th gear) which has led to the build up of carbon in the engine and intake system. I would advise something along the lines of a Terraclean treatment to clean the engine and from there on drive it hard through the gears (as often as possible) to purge the carbon from the engine. If it is being driven around town a lot then best to drive in a low gear at all times (e.g. 30mph = 2nd gear). This will then keep the engine clean and return good performance and economy. Other jobs such as door lock and starter motor are straight forward jobs and shouldn't cost much to rectify. Let us know how you get on with it all
  10. OK, so the wife wanted a 7 seater and I found this 2005 1.9tdi touran. Issues: Engine fault (turned out to be brake pedal switch, replaced this and things got slightly better...) then... Emission fault (did a reasonable run thinking dpf and it cleared. (not it's back.. And I've just done a 700 mile weekend) Power loss. Can be driving all fine and then suddenly it's as though the turbo has stopped working. Turn engine off, start again and is fine. Seems sometimes if I slam the brakes it happens, other times I can literally just be driving laing the road. Starting issue. I understand this is the starter motor, does anyone know if this is a straight forward job to change or not? Passenger door doesn't lock... How big a job is this to fix? So, here are the initial issues... any advice, assistance would be much app3as I'm about to get it in the neck from my wife for buying a dud car 🙁.
  11. Wheels

    Hi I got a 2011 Golf mk6 2.0 tdi and i got a Bmw 2 series active grand tourer wheels the fitment details is 8jx18 ET57 5x112 i fitted the one to the front it fits perfect there is anytimg else i have to consider before i fit all of them and what is everyone’s opinion, how it looks on the car?
  12. Limp mode when underload at 70mph

    Hi....welcome to the Forum 100% most definitely the variable vanes sticking in the turbo. You can either try cleaning it with a Turbo Cleaner solution https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Power-MaxedDiesel-Turbo-Clean-Kit-Removing-Carbon-Deposits-Improving-Performance/401762692999?epid=1943810068&hash=item5d8aec2f87:g:ZfkAAOSw0IBc0Lc5 The alternative to replace the turbo cartridge which is a lot cheaper than replacing the whole turbocharger unit. https://www.ebay.co.uk/sch/i.html?_from=R40&_sacat=0&_nkw=vw+golf+mk5+tdi+turbo+cartridge&_sop=15 Let us know what you find
  13. Electrical issues

    Hi....welcome to the Forum I would advise looking at the Boot switch/solenoid and replace if necessary. This will probably sort the issue you have. Good to have you onboard and feel free to ask any other questions as you go along.
  14. Electrical issues

    Hello to everyone in this group thank you for accepting my request to join I've recently acquired a 2002 plate Volkswagen Beetle with electrical issues this is something I have no experience of doing but I'm advised to speak to people online to get the best advice on what to do the boot will not open and the immobiliser and alarm kicks in in mind you not put the key ignition straight away is there anything I could do to get this sorted out myself. I've had various quotes to come and sort it out ranging from 50 to £1,500 the car starts the car goes and it stops as it's been delivered by the owner on Friday she has no idea what to do about the electrical issues any advice more than welcome attached is a picture of model if that helps
  15. I have a mk5 tdi 2.0gt 54plate the car has been going into limp mode and losing turbo at about 70mph, when I restart the car the fault has gone doesn’t turn a EML light on, I have changed the fuel filter as was black, changed the G62 sensors, and replaced the MAF sensor, I have taken the boost pressure sensor off and cleaned this, I have had the turbo checked and there isn’t any play in turbo and all moving good, I did have a EGR daily code but once cleared from the ECU this hasn’t returned, any advice would be welcomed
  16. @1stCentral I need to change my address, but I can't seem to login on the portal and it is saying to call. Is there anyone that could help?

  17. Golf 6 GTI headlamp conversion?

    There are a few bulbs listed here https://www.ebay.co.uk/sch/i.html?_odkw=vw+golf+gti+mk6+led+bulbs&_osacat=0&_from=R40&_trksid=m570.l1313&_nkw=vw+golf+gti+mk6+led+headlamp+bulbs&_sacat=0
  18. anyone tried to fit an LED headlamp bulb conversion to these cars? I bought a set off Amazon ( fits most cars!) LOL, unfortunately I found our cars dont have same arrangement as most others & the bulbs are held in a plastic thing that acts as a connector too so cant see how to fit my LEDs! Anybody come up with any way to do this?
  19. New here

    Hi Paula....welcome to the Forum Personally, I believe it will be cheaper to buy a good used van and convert it to a campervan rather than buy one already done. There are plenty of conversions that you can buy from ebay and simply bolt it in to start the conversion. Albeit, you'll have to pay professional trades to put in the gas, electrics, pop top, etc but even with these costs it would still allow a profit in the van if you decided to sell it after a while. Let us know how you decide to go forwards with this idea. Cheers, Trevor
  20. New here

    Hi just new on here my husband and I are hoping to travel and need a campervan. What do we need to look for should we buy new or old. Or transform a van into a campervan which is better thanks.
  21. Head lights dull and yellow

    Toothpaste works surprisingly well...and cheap!
  22. Hi What can i use to clear my headlights any suggestions Please
  23. popping noise and black smoke

    Sounds like it is the intercooler hose popped off, better than splitting I suppose and should only need a new clip. I would also check the boost pressure is not too high due to a seized wastegate valve or defective solenoid
  24. Suspension Air Kit

    Many thanks for the reply, just for I understand better is this also a common feature for a Dec. 2011Caddy? 'YN61FTA' Thanks again
  25. popping noise and black smoke

    We've took the front bumper off and found a pipe below the engine has come off and needs a new jubilee clip. Would this just be the cause of it or could the turbo have possibly gone as well
  26. Mr

    What are the symptoms with the vehicle ?
  27. Mr

    P0810 Clutch Position Control Error Indicator The PCM has detected a fault in the clutch position sensor circuit. The clutch position sensor circuit is sometimes called the clutch start switch because it must be closed for the starter to engage. This code applies only to vehicles equipped with a manual transmission. If this code is exhibited in a vehicle with an automatic transmission, suspect a defective PCM or programming error. Code Set Parameters If the PCM detects an abnormal voltage or resistance reading from the clutch position sensor circuit, a code will be stored and a malfunction indicator lamp may be illuminated. Some vehicles will require multiple failure cycle in order for a service engine soon lamp to be illuminated and some models will not illuminate a service engine soon lamp at all. Symptoms Symptoms may range from non-existent or could include failure of the engine to start, the engine may start without the clutch depressed, a stored code, and an illuminated service engine soon lamp. Common Causes The most common causes of this type of malfunction code being stored are due to a defective or misadjusted clutch position sensor. Other possible causes include shorted, open, or corroded wiring and/or electrical connectors. Common Misdiagnosis Technicians report that the starter/solenoid is frequently condemned in error when the clutch position sensor is at fault. Diagnosis A scanner (or code reader) and a digital volt/ohmmeter will be helpful in successfully diagnosing the potential causes of this code. In most modern OBD-II applications the clutch position sensor (also called the clutch start switch) is used to close the circuit between the ignition switch and the starter solenoid assembly While the clutch position sensor (or clutch interrupter) switch may vary by design from one manufacturer to another, it is usually of the “on/off” contact variety and is stationary mounted near the clutch foot pedal on the support bracket Some models place the switch directly on the pedal lever and use the pivot point as a fulcrum to move the contacts and open/close the circuit Regardless of design, constant voltage is typically present on one side of the switch and when the contacts in the switch are closed, voltage is transferred across the contacts and out of the switch to the starter or starter relay Begin your diagnosis with a visual inspection of all wiring and connectors Repair or replace damaged, disconnected, shorted, or corroded wiring, connectors, and components as necessary Always retest the system after repairs are completed to ensure success. If all system wiring, connectors, and components (Including fuses) appear to be in normal working order, connect the scanner (or code reader) to the diagnostic connector and record all stored codes and freeze frame data This information can be extremely helpful in diagnosing intermittent conditions that may have contributed to this code being stored After the codes are cleared, operate the vehicle to see if the code returns If the code fails to immediately return, you may have an intermittent condition Intermittent conditions can prove to be quite a challenge to diagnose and in extreme cases may have to be allowed to worsen before a correct diagnosis can be made If the code immediately returns, check for battery voltage on the input side of the clutch position sensor using the digital volt/ohmmeter If there is no voltage present on the input side of the switch, disconnect any related control modules and check for continuity between the system fuse and the input circuit at the clutch position sensor Repair open or shorted circuits as required If voltage is present on the input side of the clutch position sensor, depress the clutch pedal and check for voltage on the output side of the clutch position sensor If you have voltage on the input side and none on the output side (when the clutch pedal is depressed) suspect a faulty or misadjusted clutch position sensor Adjust or replace the switch as needed and retest the system afterward to ensure a successful repair. If there is voltage present on the output circuit of the clutch position sensor, check circuit continuity and resistance between the switch and the PCM Take care to disconnect all related control modules before testing Again, refer to the vehicle wiring diagram to ensure that all circuits are tested Repair or replace system open or shorted circuits/connectors as required If all circuits coincide with manufacturer’s specifications, suspect a defective PCM Remember that PCM failure is rare and replacement will require reprogramming
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