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  1. VW Engine and Gearbox
    Hiya all, I have brought a cheap, high spec'd, 2006 mk5 2.0 GTTDI from a customer. The guy I got it from was driving it down the motor way when the turbo went, there is oil everywhere, all round the engine bay, all up the back of it, its everywhere, apart from in the sump... I'm assuming that...
  2. Volkswagens For Sale
    MK4 Golf GT TDI PD130 Mileage 152,378 Cambelt last changed at 128,616 Full service history and receipts for all parts, quantum long life oil used since ownership. (9 years) Aftermarket headunit with Bluetooth Music and hands free calls. (original VW head unit will be supplied also) Revo stage 1...
  3. Jetta 4 and Bora (type 1J) 1999 - 2006
    Morning everyone, I am looking at installing a reversing camera into my bora, we have already had a crack and not got anywhere with it. The idea situation would be to wire it up so it gets power when I go into reverse, my head unit has auto switch and is able to accept the connections. Using...
  4. New Members Introduce Yourself Here
    Opinions on this please and having a mk4 in 2018
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  5. General VW Parts For Sale
    Steel sump guard for VW Golf MK4. Comes with all fittings etc and can be fitted yourself. It has an opening so the sump can be drained. This is the product info page. Brand new, never opened. Sold the car before I got chance to fit it. Bought for £121, serious offers considered. S. Yorks...
  6. New Members Introduce Yourself Here
    Since buying my first Golf back in 2007 (a mk3 1.4 petrol engine that was pretty much ran into the ground in just over 12 months), I have been about as much of a VW fanboy as you can be without knowing a great deal about motors. Anyway, I've been through several (family) cars since then and a...
  7. Golf 4 (type 1J) 1997 - 2003
    Hi folks. I drive a 2000 mk4 Golf 1.9 TDi and the coolant hoses are not in great condition. Rather than buying an expensive (shaped) silicone set, I am planning in just buying some lengths of the various sizes of hose that I will need. Trouble being; I can’t find any information on the internal...
  8. Golf 4 (type 1J) 1997 - 2003
    Hello! My first time posting here.. can anyone help me? Car - MK4 golf 1.6 SE Petrol Automatic Background - Serviced Feb '17 (11months ago) Coil pack and plugs changed (3 months ago) So heres the problem - One of the hoses had a small crack and was leaking water slightly (dripping), I went...
  9. Golf 4 (type 1J) 1997 - 2003
    Hello all, What are the foam bits called in the engine area up towards the bottom of the windscreen? I have lost one of mine and i need to replace it. Thanks for any help you can give, i imagine it is a standard thing for all mkV
  10. Golf 4 (type 1J) 1997 - 2003
    Hi, Can anyone point me to a good mechanic/garage in west London ? P.S My car is 1.6 petrol engine. Thanks, Tareq
  11. Golf 4 (type 1J) 1997 - 2003
    Realised yesterday I've got a leak after the dashboard coolant lit up. It's an MK4 99 1.4. Does anyone have advice as to where the leak is coming from?
  12. Suspension & Handling
    Does anyone have any idea how much it would generally cost to replace both anti roll bar joints on a WV Golf Mk4. I've received some wildly different quotes.
  13. Interior
    So I've just bought a golf mk4, it's the final edition 1.6 litre 16v model. I've discovered that it dosnt have central locking? Etheir this or it just doesn't work, can somebody please tell me what the case is and if it's simply not working some info on how to fix it? Thanks!
  14. Golf 4 (type 1J) 1997 - 2003
    Hi there, I just recently purchase a 2002 mk4 golf 1.4. 146 thousand miles which is high but was sold the car thinking it had just had new clutch and the whole shebang. For what I paid I really can't complain Picture: https://goo.gl/JpLqJK Anyway yesterday i put new oil in it, (was running...
  15. Volkswagens For Sale
    Hi Folks The time has come for me to move onto something more powerful!! R32 maybe? Thank you for your interest. Details as follows: FOR SALE: Volkswagen GOLF GTi 1.8T 25TH Anniversary Edition (Car No. 97) · 3 Door 25th Anniversary Golf in Diamond Black of only 300 produced with a Petrol...
  16. Golf 4 (type 1J) 1997 - 2003
    I'm not really old with cars so looking for a bit if advise. The exhaust is blowing, it sounds like its coming from near the front and now the workshoo emissions light keeps coming on. What part do I need to change and how much will it cost roughly
  17. Golf 4 (type 1J) 1997 - 2003
    Hello, I've recently (about 2-3 months ago) had my Top Strut Mount fixed due to a tapping/knocking noise when going over bumps and potholes which resolved the issue. However, the mechanic said that it looked like it had a previous repair due to dodgy washers used that he had never seen before...
  18. Golf 4 (type 1J) 1997 - 2003
    Hi. I have just bought a used Golf MK4. The boot won't unlock with the remote. The key opens the boot by turning the key 45 degrees but the key only comes out in the horizontal position. I cannot get the key to turn vertical, which I understand is the position needed to allow remote unlocking...
  19. Golf 4 (type 1J) 1997 - 2003
    Hey guys, The car I'm about to buy is a 02 pd 150 gt tdi mk4 Golf. I have a 6 month warranty with this car but the warranty only states camshaft bearings rather than camshaft. I'm concerned about the camshaft going. Will this warranty actually cover anything if it does go? I'm going to put a...
  20. New Members Introduce Yourself Here
    Hi my names Luke and i have just joined this forum as continuous searching on the Internet has not even began to help me. I have a mk4 golf gti and i brought the car a few months ago. It is all fine but there is one issue and it is really bugging me. I have the vw sony 6 disk cd changer in the...
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