turbo problem

  1. Woodman

    Mod / pump upgrade to lube turbo better?

    Hi all, I went to collect my daughters A2 from a mate's garage today (20/11) after spending more than the car was worth fixing it after it failed its mot. In his workshop was a Transporter with failed upper turbo. Van only 5 yrs old. He said he has a few where the upper turbo fails as the lower...
  2. Leehoops

    Glowplug light flashing

    hi guys my van has been parked up for a few weeks and when I drove it yesterday and noticed that when driving the coil light was flashing ? I turned engine off and re started it but the light was still flashing ! Does anyone know what’s wrong ? The van started and drove fine tia
  3. andy greenwood

    Whirring Noise From The Turbo

    As of yesterday there is a strange whirring noise from the turbo, it does this when stationery and also when driving. I'm fairly sure it did not sound like this until yesterday. Also when stationery I have noticed the engine will only rev up to 2,500 rpm, unfortunately I can't remember if it...
  4. D

    20,000 Mile Turbo Blew Up

    hi i have had a 2016 trnasporter from new , 2 weeks ago the turbo blew up , oil went through the exhaust , vw have fitted new turbo under warranty , i'm due to collect tomorrow but am concerned that it has damaged the engine , vw have been really good and say they have driven it 150 miles and...
  5. Jez

    Hole In Twin Turbo Intercooler Pipe

    Hi there. I recently developed a hole in my 4-motion top intercooler pipe. I heard a hissing sound under acceleration and knew it was a leak in the turbo piping straight away. The engine management light came on. I got my wife to rev the engine whilst parked and I investigated where the leak...
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