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Ford transit though was going to blow

Yesterday I was coming on the highway with a Ford Transit and suddenly I noticed that the power was not normal and thought I had a flat tyre. As I turn to the petrol station lost all the power and a ...
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Why would a blown head gasket burst the coolant tank?

The coolant tank on my 2.3l duratec (Ford Transit) just burst while it was at the garage for an MOT. The mechanic said it could have been caused by a blown head gasket, but didn't explain any further....
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Handbrake won't hold MK 7 RWD Transit unless all 4 rear wheels are on the ground

I have a motorhome built on a Mk 7 2.4l RWD Ford Transit (which has dual rear wheels, i.e. four wheels on the single rear axle). When camping on a slope I use levelling ramps to level it (of which I ...
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Diesel engine smoking

So I am currently working on a Ford Transit 2013 Diesel. The vehicle had a startup problem. I went ahead to change the turbo, fuel filter, and even had to extract the DPF from its chamber (because ...
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Transit lacking power

5td transit lwb. My first time away in it and driving around doors it seems to lack power. Drives ok but as soon as a hill or slope is reached slows markedly .seems to also struggle to pass 60mph is ...
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What options exist for adding three seats with 3 point seatbelts to a MWB Ford Transit?

Vehicle 2006 MWB Ford Transit 280 with dual sliding doors panel van Context A campervan conversion with fixed double bed, small sink and hob combo. Insulated with recycled plastic throughout. The ...
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ford transit with suspension debonding issues

I put a deposit down for a van without checking its mot history. It turns out the last mot had an advisory on it. It said "nearside front suspension arm back bush starting to unbond" What does that ...
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Why does my abs light come on?

I changed rear axle on my 06 ford transit 350 van, abs light comes on when I first start the van, if I turn ignition key back to 'accessory' position & restart it goes out
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Need color codes for 2016 Ford Transit radio wiring harness

I need the color codes for a 2016 Transit 250 radio wiring harness or a universal car radio wiring harness.
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Burnt clutch on new vehicle

I have a brand new Ford Transit, it has only 2000 miles, the other day on the motorway the car wouldn't go into gear properly in a traffic jam. I could only use 3rd and 4th gear. I managed to get the ...
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Could a vacuum leak cause a drop in manifold absolute pressure?

I've been doing some reading and speaking to a mechanic trying to diagnose a hesitation and rough idling issue. I think I've ruled out a vacuum leak by spraying flammable gas around the seals and not ...
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2013 Ford Transit Connect 2.0L engine R/R Transmission estimated Labor times?

What website can I utilize to find the estimated labor hours for the removal and replacement of a transmission, including all fluids for a 2013 Ford Transit Connect with a 2.0L engine? Or does anyone ...
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Heavy grinding noise when driving off in first gear

I have a Transit 07 plate 2.2. Whenever I drive off in first gear the noise seems like it’s coming from the driver side but I have replaced everything from wheel bearing to driveshaft ... what else ...
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gearbox or just bearing

Hi All before going ahead and buying another gear box and clutch kit some advice may help. I have a mk7 ford transit with a 6 speed box I had never had a problem with getting into gear But had a ...
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Transit Mk7 Rear Hub won't go onto axle

I'm changing my rear brake discs and pads on my 2013 Transit Mk7. It's a FWD, SWB, 100T280. I'm on the first wheel (left side rear), I've gone to put the hub back on with the new disc attached, it won'...
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Why is thecoolant leaking out after hitting the brakes hard

My car was being driven erratically and the brakes were hit hard now I have coolant pouring out from somewhere under the radiator reservoir
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