1. P

    Anyone put an RSQ3 engine & gearbox conversion into a transporter

    I’ve an old t5. And dropped on an engine box from an audi rs3 2.5, anyone have any info which gearbox is used / or possible conversion pics ?
  2. K

    Engine software

    Hi is they away to tell if my vans software is the latest version without speaking to dealer thanks kirk
  3. Russell Arnold

    What makes a CAAB engine more powerfull than a CAAA?

    What makes a CAAB engine more powerfull than a CAAA? I'm in Australia. My CAAB 103kw engine broke its crank. It has been replaced with a long motor and some of the bits from a 75kw engined short wheel base T6. E.g. the turbo and inlet manifold complete. Its still my Intercooler, rad and ECU and...
  4. Unimog

    Software up to date?

    I continue to have have problems with the yellow engine warning symbol appearing on my van. Vw changed number 3 cylinder pressure sensor and cleaned the egr. All well then 200 miles later the yellow engine light is back. While at the dealer they wanted to upgrade the Adblue software which I...
  5. Unimog

    Engine code CXHA and CXFA

    I understand from reading the VW Self Study Program 564 document, that the 150hp engine is available in two models. The CXHA and the CXFA, the difference being the FA is fitted with a pair of balance shafts designed to iron out bad harmonics. Does anybody know why there are two different models...
  6. D

    Can anyone identify this engine EA888 Gen3 or 3b?

    Looking at a 2016 TSI. Trying to determine if the engine is a EA888 gen 3 or 3b. Is it possible to identify with these images?
  7. Bumble

    Which engine output to go for?

    Hi All, Newbie question. I looking at getting my first VW transporter to convert. Which engine should I go for 102ps or the 150? Can anyone point me in the right direction for which van to go for? I' thinking of nearly new with mileage under 10k Can you recommend any dealers? Thanks, Martin.
  8. VinylArchie

    engines - 102PS and 150PS difference?

    So I have been looking for a donor vehicle for a while now and I just can't find what I am looking for on budget. My budget in unrealistic lol! Ideally I wanted a 150ps highland with tailgate but I'm wondering if I might have to plump for a 102. My question is, is there much of a difference...
  9. P

    150PS engine installed in 102PS van

    Long, story short I’ve had to replace the engine in my T6 102 highline as the old engine killed itself (44k miles, and out of warranty). Anyway, I sourced a new engine a very low mileage CXG model and my mechanic has just fitted it. I made a slight mistake though, as it turns out the new engine...
  10. S

    Noisey T6 Engine - squeaking

    I have a 67 plate 23k mile's 102 bhp and it got a squeaking sound coming from the os of engine when running, sound loud when outside van and can hear inside. Sounds from cam cover side, does anyone has anyone an idea what it can be or similar experience?
  11. E

    how I can check the injector amount by vcds?

    Hi all for VW t6 2016 as engin code CXHA how I can check the injector amount by vcds .be course when read live data by vcds 19.6.1it give me for 3injectors but in vw t5 when check the injector in vw 2010 to 2015 but in 2016 I can't finde it note all vw t5 from 2009 to 2015 is Uds and in vw t6 uds
  12. Yetibeard

    Flashing Coolant Light

    coolant, my coolant light intermittently flashes red. Coolant level looks ok when cold, but low when up to temp. When I leave it to cool and unscrew the cap the level fills back up! Temp gauge works ok and temp remains stable. What are the common faults? I still have VW warranty until...
  13. D

    Cracked Cylinder Head

    Hi Guys Thought i'd mention a recent issue. 2016 caravelle Bi turbo 20K miles, and loss of some coolant. The warranty was up in 2 months so my ex-VW mechanic friend plugged it in and went over it with a fine tooth comb, listed all of the fault codes and called his mate in VW, booked it in and...
  14. bmw222000

    T6 Turbo

    I've been having a bit of a argument with a lad from work regarding my t6 turbo! Mines faulty and it's getting replaced now he seems to think a t5 turbo will be exactly the same as mine and there only £300 to buy brand new I've told him the t5 came in a 1.9 and 2.5 from what I understand so how...
  15. Tourershine

    T6 Wouldn't Start

    I've had a dig around, but couldn't find anything that was similar. I've just got home after 2 weeks away in my Motorhome. The first thing I tend to do, is check all the vehicles that have been sat for a few weeks. Low and behold the van wouldn't start. I had the exact same last time I went...
  16. A

    Engine Number Location

    Dear friends, I have a T6 kombi 110 KW TDI (CXFA engine code) and I need to find the engine number location. I heard that it is located on the front part of the cylinder block just below the cylinder head, but I could not find it. Your kind help would be highly appreciated.
  17. Andy Power

    Service And A Possible Problem ‘hydraulic Tappets’

    booked my T6 in for its first major service next week - they told me it will cost £375 inc parts and labour. I get a tapping sound when i start the vehicle from cold- someone on this foru said they had a unilateral thing and it was the tappers in which his garage fixed. I mentioned to my garage...
  18. Petehelmet

    Losing Coolant

    Ok so posted a couple of weeks back about my temp gauge beeping and flashing red and indeed as advised it required a small amount of water, about half a cup if that. Since then even though I have seen no signs of a leak I've had to do the same thing twice. So Van was booked in for a service last...
  19. mmi

    Recall - Crankcase breather hose

    Reference id: 2 1 G 6 Selected T6's based on build date. Breather hose from crankcase to turbocharger air intake will be replaced with a new one which has a redesigned heating element. Possible ice buildup in the hose when intake air is very cold. Ice sucked into turbocharger might cause...
  20. Sump plug

    3 week old T6 faulty!

    Hi all Can anyone advise please, we picked our brand new T6 up from the dealer three weeks ago, it had 17 miles on the clock, on the way home some 7 miles the engine hesitated, at first I thought it was me fluffing the throttle or something. Over the next couple of days the engine kept...