1. Barley53

    Mobile mechanic Huntingdonshire, recommendations please

    Hi all, recommendations please for a mobile mechanic that will be able to visit my poorly van currently sitting in VW Huntingdon. VW can't even look at the van for 3 weeks, and I have a trip booked up....and tbh I just want my van back and healthy asap... Thanks in advance.
  2. G

    Main dealer or Independent? Cumbria

    A lot of discussions on this one,been quoted over £400 for major service,so, would we go main dealer or independent, And iif anybody knows and recommends.. somebody out there in cumbria,would be appreciated ..
  3. C

    Mechanic Bristol

    Hi All, can anyone recommend a good mechanic in Bristol. I’m having adblue, NOX, egr issues and very reluctant to go to the dealership. Unfortunately out of warranty by a year or so… I’ve had the NOX sensor replaced for an eye watering £900 and EML is back on and I’m inclined to go elsewhere so...
  4. C

    Service history gap

    Hi all, new to the forum and already looking for some advance with a T6 that I’m looking at buying end of the week. Been asking the dealer for the service history on the van and he has finally sent me through what they have , now to me there looks as if some is missing as there is almost a three...
  5. Nik

    Main dealer or Independent? 50k service

    Hi, VW called me this week to say, your van is due its 50k major service and MOT. Their cost for this service is £400 + the MOT £. My question to you guys is; do I do this service with VW to keep the full main dealer service history or go to a local independent specialist? Thoughts on a...
  6. Brindle

    Independent garages in West Mids

    Hi, As per the title, anyone recommend a VW specialist for servicing / repairs in the West Mids / South Staffs? My 204 / DSG is just 4 years old this month but has only done 27k, its got a flexible service schedule and nothing is showing, but I could do with some advice on whether the timing...
  7. LT2019

    Full major service & MOT Prices?

    Been quoted from a VW van centre £338 for a full major service & £50.00 MOT Is that acceptable?
  8. Paynewright

    Sliding door maintenance

    Just wondered if there was any advice / VW schedule for maintaining the sliding door(s)? I guess keeping roller bearings and latches well lubricated and checking slider mechanism fixings for tightness are the things that spring to mind. Anything else to consider? There have been a few threads...
  9. Skyliner33

    Levelling ramps, easy to use with DSG?

    I am thinking about getting some levelling ramps. However as I have never used them before I am wondering how easy/difficult it is to control driving onto them with a DSG box. My worry is the risk of driving straight over them and if you did is it much of a disaster, which Im guessing depends...
  10. Paynewright

    DIY Servicing

    SWMBO’s Octavia just been in for service and brake fluid - basically oil/filter change and check lots of things - £310 :eek: What is everyones thoughts on DIY servicing? Considering many of us rip stuff out, fit other stuff in and generally modify wherever possible! I’m the sort of person who...
  11. VanDamMan

    VW All-in plan?

    Hi All. …. Pass on this new offer…2 yr extended service with benefits see below …:)
  12. S18RVW

    Regular servicing - TSi every 5k?

    I've been advised to service my TSI every 5K, is that right?
  13. Ian241

    Dorset Indy service

    Hi People, can anyone recommend a good independant garage for servicing etc here in Dorset ? Cam belt due
  14. M

    LEARN TO FIX YOUR OWN VAN.....a cautionary tale for the unwilling and reluctant.

    Something came up recently that I was stumped on - and id forgotten what a massive rip off paying someone else to fix your van can be. Wrote a bit on self knowledge that you might find amusing. CLICK THIS LINK TO HAVE A READ!
  15. JonriceT6

    Servicing - Northwest area

    Hi everyone. Not long had my T6 and was hoping to take it for a full service. Any VW transporter specialists in the north west area? It also needs a cambelt in a few months too. thanks I’m advance
  16. dennismo

    VW Dealer for service near Sheffield

    Hi there. I've been inspired by @fezza68's helpful thread RE dealers in the NW. I have a VW Service plan for next 2 services, and therefore am tied to a VW Dealer. I didn't have the best experience last time I popped in to JCT600, Sheffield, and therefore wondering about other options...
  17. Pauly

    T6 Maintenance Workshop Manual 2019

    Workshop manual covering general maintenance/servicing This comprehensive document covers all servicing aspects including service intervals and service elements and documents all procedures eg oil changes/brakes/belts/filters/wipers etc etc VIP Membership is required to download this document
  18. Pauly

    T6 Braking System Workshop Manual 2019

    Workshop manual covering complete braking system This documentation covers removing/installing/servicing all elements of the braking system including front, rear & parking brake along with ABS system, brake servo/brake cylinder and hydraulic system etc VIP Membership is required to download...
  19. Stooble

    Ramps for wide tyres

    Can anyone recommend a pair of ramps to suit 275mm tyres. I don't want the low rise versions & I've seen a set of plastic 3T high rise (200mm tall) ones on flea bay for £70. Open to suggestions though.. thanks
  20. Petehelmet

    Cam Belt. What Else ?

    So booked my van in for a Cam belt in a weeks time as it has now covered 83k, what else would you recommend doing now it’s out of warranty and the VW muppets won’t be working on it.