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Rhys, Surrey

Ford Transit

Hi, when I hook up a trailer the left hand indicator is not working on the trailer could this be a relay as I have checked all of the fuses? are the auxiliary relays located under the engine bay fuse box if so how do I get to them? Thanks

Submitted: 02/09/2014 18:24:23 | ID: 102521

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m petriello, Cambridgeshire

Ford Transit

Hello i have a problem my van doesnt go above 35mph.i put it on a scanner it come up with imv i changed it but its still doing same .it cuts out the glow plug flashes any suggestions thankyoi

Submitted: 02/09/2014 07:16:23 | ID: 102489

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tom, Offaly

Ford Transit

I have an 07 Ford Transit jumping out of first gear, all other gears are perfect. The clutch has to be done, would this be what`s wrong?

Submitted: 31/08/2014 19:33:53 | ID: 102431

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rich, Hertfordshire

Ford Transit

Hi people keep havin a couple problems with my van its a 52plate swb transit 280 2.0 dont no the bhp i keep having the coil light flashing up and also sometimes lose the last bit of speed in every gear will not go past 85mph all so today it started idleing high then i was drivin and it started scream rev up very high so i pulled over turned it off and then i turned it back on and it was back to normal then drove 2miles down the road and it started again just not as high hope some1 could.help.me with my prpblem plus there is no signs of eny smoke

Submitted: 28/08/2014 10:52:52 | ID: 102267

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Barrett, Oxfordshire

Ford Transit

Just had a new filter fitted on strayer still will not start

Submitted: 23/08/2014 14:49:09 | ID: 101987

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neville smikle, Jamaica

Ford Transit

I am unable to get sae 5w-30 oil can i use 10w-40 or 5w-40 or any other viscosity oil the average outside temperature is 33c

Submitted: 22/08/2014 22:11:07 | ID: 101954

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Diogo, Aberdeenshire

Ford Transit

Hi there, can anyone help me with my vm auto diesel Transit van 2006? I changed the clutch disc and when I changed the gear it's stuck in second gear. Can anyone tell me what may be wrong and how I can fix it please? Thanks

Submitted: 21/08/2014 16:00:42 | ID: 101876

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gerry wignall, Australia

Ford Transit

After draining water out of the fuel filter in my 2.4 turbo diesel and closing the drain plug at the bottom of the fuel filter, how do I top up the filter so I don`t have starting problems?

Submitted: 20/08/2014 02:58:39 | ID: 101804

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macc, North Yorkshire

Ford Transit

Hi Which colour wires need connecting or disconnecting to turn the 'door open' dash warning light off ? This van has been converted from a cargo van to a horsebox so the side & rear doors etc have been removed. Any help much appreciated.

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(Forgot to add in question, 2008 Mk7 lwb) macc from North Yorkshire

Submitted: 19/08/2014 20:24:38 | ID: 101783

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Andy, Norfolk

Ford Transit

Hi I have a 2003 LWB transit. When doing around 35 mph I can hear a judder noise . If i steer to the left noise stops , if steer to right it carries on, any ideas please as would like to get this sorted. Many thanks Andy

Submitted: 17/08/2014 12:29:21 | ID: 101636

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sharon robson, Hartlepool

Ford Transit

I have back pressure on engine could you please let me know how to cure it

Submitted: 16/08/2014 17:15:11 | ID: 101606

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Wayne, Yorkshire

Ford Transit

Hi, I have a problem with the electrics on my van Every time I have to doors open either front or back the peer seems to drain I've disconnected the rear lights and switched the front ones off Had a new battery installed and checked the alternator and seems to be fine so I'm a bit confused to what's happening. Sorry if I'm not clear on my description of the problem but any help would be great Thanks

Submitted: 14/08/2014 14:33:48 | ID: 101474

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John Charles, Nottinghamshire

Ford Transit

I have a 2006 lwb hi roof van 90bhp 2.4tddi D2fb engine The clocks /instrement panel was missing. I got a second hand one but it doesn't seem to fit as there's only one connector in van I've been led to believe I require a digital set of clocks now My question is this can I just replace the clocks or do I have to change ecu and keys also

Submitted: 12/08/2014 22:16:37 | ID: 101401

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ross buck, Essex

Ford Transit

i have a load clicking noise coming from my airconditioning unit(i think) everything works ok but every now and then i hear a load click then the dash lights dim very slightly and the next click does the reverse

Submitted: 08/08/2014 19:44:08 | ID: 101168

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bob, Wrexham

Ford Transit

Just had a leisure battery with a split charger fitted at my home a couple of days ago, the van battery was nor removed. Went to start the van for the first time since the work was done and it is no show. The ignition light appears quite weak and "flickery" and the battery does not attempt to turn the starter motor. The new meter fitted shows both batteries are charged. I can confirm that the van did start first time every time up to this point. What do you think has gone wrong please. Thanks Bob.

Submitted: 07/08/2014 20:12:23 | ID: 101095

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john, Isle of Wight

Ford Transit

Battery drains every day even Brought new battery still not helped. Just don't hold its charge can anyone help?

Submitted: 04/08/2014 21:08:17 | ID: 100912

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nick, Essex

Ford Transit

Rear brake lights stopped working except for high level light

Submitted: 04/08/2014 18:54:12 | ID: 100906

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Mark Rhodes, Cheshire

Ford Transit

wipers and blowers stopped working at the same time, for a week, then started again and now stopped again but this time for good. Can't be the fuse but any other ideas.

Submitted: 04/08/2014 15:27:20 | ID: 100898

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wave autos, Gwynedd

Ford Transit

hi my m reg recovery van just cut out its the key reciver and stop switch can I put switches and push start button instead of the keyt

Submitted: 04/08/2014 01:20:47 | ID: 100867

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dennis, Gwent

Ford Transit

my battery light comes on when itis ticking over have changed belt and tensioners

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It is the small wire harness that comes from the side of the alternator, it goes brittle and rubs against the bottom of the radiator, common fault. Approx £15 for a new harness section. Can be changed in less than 5 min as it`s just 2 plugs, just disconnect from alt by lying under the front of the van, no need to jack it up jim from North Lanarkshire

Submitted: 03/08/2014 10:42:22 | ID: 100815

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Thomas Stevens, Brighton & Hove

Ford Transit

Hello people, I need your help. My father doesn't know what hydraulic fluid type? Please help because this MOT hydraulic will be replaced due to leak problem, plus black and shiny area build up. I need help.My father`s truck detail; FORD Transit 2000 (MK6) 2.4 TDi RWD MWD Chassis Custom Tipper

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dot 4 h from Surrey

Submitted: 01/08/2014 08:58:56 | ID: 100705

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Mick, Greater London

Ford Transit

An awful rattling noise has suddenly happened on my Ford Transit 2.4 diesel mwb. I drove it for about a mile and parked up, now it won't even turn over. Any ideas?

Submitted: 31/07/2014 11:09:55 | ID: 100641

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barry, New Zealand

Ford Transit

can you tell me what the canister in the rocker cover is please. (in my 2007 lwb 2.4 turbo) i thought it might be a second oil filter. regards barry

Submitted: 26/07/2014 23:56:55 | ID: 100404

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John Tipping, Surrey

Ford Transit

Hi, my 07 transit fwd vibrates when you hit approx 47mph. You feel it through the floor and pedals mostly and it makes a loud humming sound. It also does this when it's taken out of gear so I don't think it's engine or gears. It's also had new drive shafts and gearbox. New wheel bearings all round. New tyres. My mechanic has given up as he can't diagnose the problem. The vibration continues until you drop below 47 mph. Can you help?

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Your problems are the same as mine! It shakes or shudders on pull off and under load and shakes at 48mph! Please help. I`ve changed drive shafts and brakes and tyres! What next? Peter Hellyar from Essex

Its an expensive one but the only thing left that rotates is the Diff... but if anything else turns that hasn't been changed it could be that...! example - the rims eric from Tyne and Wear

Its an expensive one but the only thing left that rotates is the Diff... but if anything else turns that hasn't been changed it could be that...! example - the rims eric from Tyne and Wear

The shake has been there since November and there is no noise, it's driving me insane! I don't think it's the box (diff) arrrrrrgggghhhh crap!!! Peter Hellyar from Essex

Submitted: 24/07/2014 18:48:58 | ID: 100296

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tony, Brighton & Hove

Ford Transit

any body had were she just dont like hills, like even small ones ,first or second foot down power lose help needed doing my nut.

Submitted: 22/07/2014 00:27:20 | ID: 100135

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dennis, Moray

Ford Transit

hi just replaced the steering rack on my transit now the track control light is on also a light something to do with brakes on also airbag light on none of these lights were on prior to changing rack can any one tell me how to reset the lights thanks.

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You have upset the ABS sensors to the wheels either nipping a wire or damaging the sensor, there could be a link with the airbag wiring behind the steering wheel,when the rack is off. It may look as though the steering can spin for a laugh but it wrecks the coil of wire which makes the steering wheel part of the air bag circuit. eric from Tyne and Wear

Submitted: 21/07/2014 19:16:38 | ID: 100104

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ian, Northamptonshire

Ford Transit

hi my lights on my dash rear brake lights side lights number plate lights only one fog light don't work but everything else does checked fuses and bulbs all ok found out no power to side light fuse could this be a earth problem help don't know about electrics thanks

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Check a wire. Happened to my father, his 2000 mk6 Transit over headlight rear light has been broken. He tried to replace the bulb but won't work, however his friend found out the problem is wires. Thomas Stevens from Brighton & Hove

Submitted: 21/07/2014 07:53:00 | ID: 100074

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martin, Antrim

Ford Transit

hi my transit has developed a diesel leak, i was told could be from fuel solenoid. if this is the case could the van stop driving or just remain leaking? will this leak get worse? thank you

Submitted: 20/07/2014 08:57:55 | ID: 100023

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Gary, Bridgend

Ford Transit

Hi, can anyone help? I have an oil leak and it seems to be coming from the top/front of the engine. It only starts to drip when I go a distance but when the engine is off it stops. I`ve checked the pipes and they seem to be okay. I`ve been told it could be the rocker cover gasket, is this possible? Thanks to anyone who can help.

Submitted: 18/07/2014 12:04:38 | ID: 99910

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russ hobbs, Southampton

Ford Transit

I can`t select third gear. Any suggestions?

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Check gearbox or clutch Thomas Stevens from Brighton & Hove

Submitted: 16/07/2014 19:42:54 | ID: 99808

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Matt, Hampshire

Ford Transit

Help I have a 2001 fwd 2.0 td ,engine dead swapping engine from a identical van that I got with a new pump daulmass etc already done and van runs sweet but rotten ,what I need to know is what do I need to swap so pump links to van, ie control box ecu thanks in advance matt

Submitted: 16/07/2014 11:07:39 | ID: 99771

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dave, Falkirk

Ford Transit

My Transit has just developed a ticking noise coming from the rear passenger light cluster. This only happens when the van is locked and stops when I open it and start the engine, then it starts again as soon as I have switched off and locked the doors. Does anyone know what is causing this?

Submitted: 13/07/2014 20:24:19 | ID: 99605

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ghulam sarwar, Greater London

Ford Transit

My van is starting the engine but I have no working gas accelerator and the heater light`s blinking. What`s wrong?

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Air in the system. Have you recently run out of fuel? john from Plymouth

Submitted: 10/07/2014 20:33:58 | ID: 99402

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Andrew, Northumberland

Ford Transit

I seem to be having problems with either the steering or suspension it feals like the wheels are juddering all the time I've had the tracking done but the van stil pulls to the left hand side feals like the wheels are loose had the van in under warranty they have changed the drop links but it hasn't made the problem any better it's worse if anything can anyone advise as to what the problem could be it's driving me mad

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Maybe disc problem. When braking or all of the time? john from Plymouth

Submitted: 10/07/2014 17:15:37 | ID: 99388

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kully, West Midlands

Ford Transit

engine malfunction light has come on and recently had power problem's now starting problems during daytime. im a courier so in constant use sll day. any ideas on the fault. thanks

Submitted: 09/07/2014 19:36:24 | ID: 99344

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Gwyn, Isle of Anglesey

Ford Transit

I have got no fuel coming into the filter , tank is half full

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Check fuel injection, I think. Thomas Stevens from Brighton & Hove

On top of the fuel filter housing there is a little yellow circle with a black and yellow centre, push that button zak from Berkshire

On top of the fuel filter housing there is a little yellow circle with a black and yellow centre, push that button zak from Berkshire

Submitted: 09/07/2014 09:22:29 | ID: 99307

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Sonu, Australia

Ford Transit

Hi I got a transit 125T330 diesel turbo 2003 I just fill diesel this morning full tank then after 20 min I feel it's missing power on 60km speed then in hills on 80 km missing many time diesel filter changed 20000km ago just had service 1000 km ago new oil filter help me plz its fitter problm or other thank u

Submitted: 08/07/2014 14:17:47 | ID: 99228

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R Glendinning , Buckinghamshire

Ford Transit

Hi I have a 2006 2.2 transit it has just recently started smoking from cold and its black smoke so I assume its over fuelling is there a cure for this problem Regards Rob

Submitted: 07/07/2014 21:02:46 | ID: 99182

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dean, Cardiff

Ford Transit

I have a Tipper on a W plate and the cigarette lighter is not working or the cd player and I found the one fuse box but I can`t find the other fuse box?

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If you lift out the small tray on the top of dashboard front left it's prob got things in that you have put there because it's useful for keeping little bits and bobs in! But is also when lifted upwards and out a cover to the second fuse box! I think that the fuse will be a 20 amp one and it's In position F212 Twiggy from Derbyshire

If you lift out the small tray on the top of dashboard front left it's prob got things in that you have put there because it's useful for keeping little bits and bobs in! But is also when lifted upwards and out a cover to the second fuse box! I think that the fuse will be a 20 amp one and it's In position F212 Twiggy from Derbyshire

Submitted: 01/07/2014 13:44:30 | ID: 98801

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Lyndon Williams , Cardiff

Ford Transit

My Transit has just refused to start, there's fuel in it and the pump`s working, but it won't fire?

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is it 2.5 dieasel as I have had same problem mine is m reg and there is a key reciver as a mobalisor wich operates the stop switch on the pump wave autos from Gwynedd

Submitted: 01/07/2014 09:58:25 | ID: 98786

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