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Why would a blown head gasket burst the coolant tank?

When an engine goes through it's four cycles, one of those cycles is combustion. Combustion creates a lot of pressure, which forces the piston down in the cylinder. Normally, the head gasket helps ...
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Why does my abs light come on?

The Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS) uses a controller to monitor sensors for wheel speed and brake pedal position for a condition that indicates a wheel lock. If the computer notices any abnormal ...
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Ford transit though was going to blow

Did the engine continue to run for a while after you turned it off? This could be a seal gone allowing engine oil to get sucked into the turbo. If this is the case you are lucky it stopped, they can ...
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ford transit with suspension debonding issues

That means you have to fit a new bush. Removing and replacing the old bush is relatively easy if you have a press and have taken the arm off. An "old" way is to cut the bush out (hacksaw and chisel.....
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Handbrake won't hold MK 7 RWD Transit unless all 4 rear wheels are on the ground

I agree with GdD that the 2 vs 4 wheel thing is a red herring. The bottom line is that if you get two more ramps and put a ramp under all four rear wheels, you will get the same result: with the ...
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Handbrake won't hold MK 7 RWD Transit unless all 4 rear wheels are on the ground

The 2 versus 4 wheels on the ground/ramp is a red herring, there's no difference in how much braking you get. If it's rolling with the handbrake on it's because your handbrake isn't working properly. ...
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Ford transit though was going to blow

Thanks to you all for being so cooperative! I think that what happened was a busted turbo, that allowed oil into the engine at a high pressure. This caused that dreadful high rev until it literally ...
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Need color codes for 2016 Ford Transit radio wiring harness

Most quality ICE suppliers Kenwood, Pioneer will supply the connector set to match vehicle and radio chosen. These are usually quality items that match the existing manufacturer supplied plugs. If ...
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Burnt clutch on new vehicle

That's considered as user error. If you have to misuse the clutch in order to be able to drive, I'm sorry to say it's entirely your fault. You cannot expect a car manufacturer to cover the costs when ...
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Transit lacking power

A 1990's Diesel Transit is never going to be a rocket ship, especially when fully laden, as even the top end ones only had 113bhp from new. Saying that, there are a few things you can do on almost ...
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