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Should I be concerned about van with rear coil spring replacement after 85k miles?

I am looking at a second hand Vito van, and note that it previously failed its MOT for: Nearside Rear Coil spring fractured or broken (5.3.1 (b) (i)) There was also a warning for: Nearside Front Tyre ...
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Van won't start, clicking sound

got a Toyota hiace from 98, we just accidentally caused a short by mis-connecting the batteries. Replaced one battery, both show a correct voltage, but the van won't start. Dashboard lights won't come ...
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Holes drilled in driver side Door Jamb?

I recently bought a used 2017 Chrysler Pacifica van. One day when I was getting into the driver seat, I noticed two holes that appeared to have been drilled into the door jamb of the driver door: ...
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Ford E150 1994 stalling rough idling and shaking

Having an issue with a Ford E150 1994 van . The issue is that the van stalls , has rough idle and shakes a lot. once the gear is put into drive. I tried a few things I replaced the air intake control ...
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Remove Mood Lighting on 1994 Ford Econoline E150 Magnum van

I will be removing the Mood Lighting . Do I need to disconnect the battery for that? It is possible I might still use some of it and redirect it to my solar energy. I would appreciate any help I can ...
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What PC Van stands for?

I found a promo video of Renault Tech company which does PC Van conversions. Now I am wondering what PC Van stands for and what is a purpose of it? Wouldn't it be easier to buy MPV instead?
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Brakes are suddenly hard to push since I put new pads on, why?

I recently put new front brake pads on my wife's 2010 Chrysler Town and Country. I did not change the rotors as they were new last time I changed the pads and they still felt smooth and thick enough. ...
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Emergency brake light is on and stays on

The van (iveco daily, sorry don't know the type anymore) of my father has a brake warning light on. Once I removed te cover I saw it was a single wire that was disconnected from the switch. I thought ...
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What van is this?

Is it a VW Type 2? I saw it on a TV show.
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Steering safety precautions on a Ford Van

So I got some steering issues with my E150 Ford van from 1998 with a 5.4 v8 in it. It kinda groans and creaks like a giant wooden ship from the 1600s when ya turn it. Somebody on here was tellin me I ...
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What in the heyl is this thang?

I done bought me a mysterious 1998 5.4 v8 ford van. Econoline series. Done some snoopin under the hood and found this dang weird plastic box just hangin... danglin there zip tied to the dang high ...
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2009 Chrysler T&C Van - power door repair

Our driver side back power door will not work... it seems that something had gotten caught in it and now it will not move the door on its' own. It makes the sound, but doesn't move it. I am assuming ...
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1986 Dodge B van, 5.2L, heated air intake, replace, leave, or remove?

There is an ugly part in my old Dodge b250 campervan somebody has helpfully held in place with an coathanger. It consists of a duct (with torn sections) from the manifold up to the intake of the air ...
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Should I Replace The Alternator or Try Something Else First?

I have a 2012 Mercedes Sprinter 2500. I had a no start morning a couple times in the last few weeks and finally the battery would hold no charge. I took it in and was told it came back as need to ...
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van sliding doors frozen shut

I have asked this question in the past. followed advice and still have issue. See Van sliding door frozen shut I recently purchased a 2004 Toyota Sienna. I do not have electric doors. when it is cold ...
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more problems with the hyundai entourage

thank you for the help on my last question. we ran into some more issues with the 2007 hyundai entourage. did what you had said with the transmission arm and linkage. yet the van wont start. so I ...
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van won't start or go into gear

I am trying to fix my moms van for her because she can't afford a shop to do it. she hadn't done a oil change in 3 years I came to find out. It began because it died and wouldnt start at a gas station....
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2005 Ford E150 Econoline

hope someone can help with this. I have what seems to be a strange problem. When accelerating to at least 2400 RPM in 1st gear and then completely removing my foot from the gas, the engine RPM ...
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Van won't start and no lights come on; battery good

I have a 1992 GMC Vandura 2500 5.7L. A few weeks ago, I tried to start it. All lights and radio came on but it wouldn't start. I tried again a week after that to show my dad but it still wouldn't ...
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what happens mot for a commerical van

I was wondering what happens behind the scenes after I hand over my van? Is just a visual check/ check with appropriate test equipment? Do they take anything apart?
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Diesel van not starting in hot weather

I have a self-built motorhome, Renault Master, 2003, with about 100k and a G9U engine, which does not start when I park it in the sun in the hot weather. Part of this is due to the immobiliser ring ...
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'Clicking' problem with dodge sprinter 2004 - won't crank

I recently purchased my 2004 Dodge Sprinter 3500 used at 149,000 miles. I'm converting it into a camper van. Every other time I open the door to the sprinter, this clicking sound starts. It goes for ...
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What size Ford Transit van would accommodate a double bed, shower and cooking area?

I'm planning a van conversion and I'm fairly settled on a Transit. I just need to decide what wheelbase and roof height would be most suitable. I would like to include a double bed, shower and cooking ...
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Vauxhall/Opel/GM Vivaro 'Alarm Pre-installation Kit'?

My mate, upon having just obtained a Vivaro 1.6 CDTI, read something in the manual and I'm curious as to what the 'Alarm Pre-Installation Kit' is. I've never heard of anything like this, and looking ...
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98 Dodge Ram van b2500, 5.2L gas, 223k miles, runs great overall......stumbles when cold.

OK, the title spells it out, I need some direction from you guys, thanks in advance. Have not really had time to dig-around, so if anyone can offer me a direction on where to look, much appreciated!!...
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How to mount a 2x4 to a cargo van wall without drilling?

Need to attach a piece of a 2x4 to a cargo van wall, but don't want to use self-drilling screws, everyone on the web recommends because I don't want to drill the walls. There's already plenty of ...
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Renault Master spare wheel - best place to keep it

I have a Renault Master 2003 MWB and I would like to put my spare tire outside the van. Has anyone found a way to make it fit underneath? What parts did you use for this? How about on the back door? ...
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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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Removing engine from Nissan E23 van/minibus (engine under seats)?

I'm converting an old Nissan Urvan E23 long wheelbase van/minibus (1986) to electric - the current motor is a four cylinder SD-23 diesel that has to come out (currently seems like it's running on 3 ...
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2005 Chrysler Town and Country sliding door

The passenger side sliding door motor doesn't stop when it opens. It continues to run until you deactivate it by pulling on the handle. What's wrong and how can I fix it?
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Tuning van side-door

My Iveco 35c18 (2010) van has this kind of side door It closes by inserting these pins into these 'holes' However, the door is slightly below its proper position Here's the upper door axis And ...
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2000 Chrysler Town & Country brakes are jamming. I have replaced calipers, rotors and pads

I have a 2000 Chrysler Town & Country van. I have replaced both front calipers, rotors, and pads. It is binding though. What are the causes of binding? Is there something that may have happened ...
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checking the transmission fluid

I put transmission fluid in my 2002 dodge 2500 van transmission. It keeps reading the same, but when I look at the back side of the stick after adding fluid, it looks like it is going up. Really odd.
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2010 Ford E250: the wrench icon came on and van shut off [closed]

After shut down, I wait 10 seconds, then it starts and runs fine. First time this happened. How can I figure out what is wrong?
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Other Things to replace on my van while doing the valve cover gasket [closed]

Was going to replace the valve cover gasket on my 1989 Econoline with 67k mile. it's a bit of a pain to get in there, is there anything else I should be looking at, or replacing while I'm in there?
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LDV 2.5 Maxus: Does the high-pressure fuel pump have a fuse?

LDV 2.5 Maxus. Does not start on key, but runs well on easy start. Does the high-pressure fuel pump have a fuse? Thanks in advance.
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What is the part on older van power windows that typically fails and how do I replace it

Just purchased a 90s ford van, have some issue with the drivers side window ( wont go down ), actually, it will go down if you help it along. Former owner said that the passenger side window had ...
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I have a 2002 Mitsubishi L300 SWB Van - Can it get too cold to start it without damaging it?

It's currently with me in the mountains where it gets very cold, is there any chance of me damaging it by starting it? I started it 3 days ago and let it run for like 15 mins, but haven't since. It's ...
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How can I tell the approximate real milage of this vehicle?

Looking at a 1990 conversion van with low miles ( 63,000 ). According to the owner ( who seems like honest dude ) He bought the vehicle from a collage, who uses it for one of the sports teams. ...
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What is more important the age or the mileage of a vehicle [closed]

I'm looking at two different conversion vans. The first is a 99 with 40k miles and the second a 89 with 20k miles. Both vehicles check out on Carfax. The 99 is a Dodge Ram and the other is a 89 is a ...
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Can I put 225/75R16 on a vehicle meant for 245/75R16?

I have a retired 2000 GMC Savanna 250 with 225/75R16 tires that have plenty of tread, no signs of dry rot, and are only 3 years old. My newer vehicle is a 2009 Ford E350 extended, and it needs at ...
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