turbo

  1. J

    EGR and Turbo failure - related?

    I took delivery of my 67 reg DSG T6 in December 2017. I decided to add electric side door and tailgate with conversion to camper van in mind at a later date. After 12 to 18 months the coolant level indicator came on so I topped it up without thinking too much about it. Following that I...
  2. B

    turbo fail.

    I bought this van in 2017 with 35000 miles on Had issue with my egr and cooler and turbo in Nov 19 Turbo failed again and was replaced June 2020 and was told to keep eye on oil Was told that its the type of engine and can use upto 1liter every 1000km (666miles) I was topping up oil as required...
  3. Y

    high oil pressure stage

    can anyone tell me more about this as i have had a new turbo from vw fitted by my garage and after the van had run 88 miles the turbo went again. The small nut on the fan shaft had come off and damaged the fan blades as in phot. Now vw say they will not replace it as i can not prove that the oil...
  4. Bronco

    Sold T5 130 CORE turbo

    My old turbo that started having flat spots. Only useful as a core/exchange unit. 03 T5. Four bolt KKK turbo. £25 UK posted. Or collection welcome Penrith Cumbria
  5. 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...
  6. U

    150 bhp turbo boost

    Can anybody tell me what the turbo boost pressure is (Max) on a 150 bhp turbo?
  7. 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...
  8. Surfer

    Glow Plug Replacement On My T6

    I'm really sorry if there is a "howto" PDF somewhere but my searches aren't throwing it up. I am a VIP member and cant seem to find any information in there either. Is there such a document/Guide?? I have a flashing glow plug light and the readout from a friends (non VW specialist) computer...
  9. P

    13 Faults Found

    I have Shuttle SE LWB EU6 150 PS 2.0 TDI BMT 6sp Manual and it’s only 3 years old . Week ago warning lights comes on and I called AA found Total 13 Fault after Diagnostic. I really don’t know what should I do because warranty has been expired.
  10. 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...
  11. D

    Tube Pipe Just Blew Off ?,

    Hi just towed for the first time with my kombi, 1 mile from campsite a loud pop and huge loss of power . When i crawled to the campsite I popped the bonnet and it's the huge rubber pipe at the top came off. I guess it's the turbo pipe , sounds like a hot rod . Anyone else had this? Is it...
  12. 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...
  13. F

    Turbo Cooling

    Hi all, Wondering how the turbos are cooled on the 204 engine, engine oil or engine coolant? Is there a pump timer to cool the turbos after driving? My audi would have a coolant pump that ran for about 5 mins after shutdown to cool the turbos. Thanks in advance
  14. thevoyager

    T30 (new Shape 2013) Turbo Issue...?

    Just bought a T30 2013, (NEW SHAPE), was hoping people in this T6 forum could advise as it's similar van etc. I bought it for £6900, 170k, 1 previous owner (leasing company), body is tidy and everything seemed fine. 3rd day driving it, not an issue at all, pulling well, was just driving on...
  15. Jonny

    Loud “wehrrrr”

    So today I’ve been pulling some heavy loads and while I’ve been slowly manoeuvring the trailer in either 1st or reverse gear, I’m hearing what sounds like a loud turbo “wehrr” When I turn the engine off it really makes a noise like I’ve got a turbo the size of a bucket. Do I have a pipe leak...
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