Ford Transit Problems
No car is perfect, but we've gathered everything relating to the Ford Transit reliability here to help you decide if it's a smart buy.
Ford Transit Custom Sport: Is it available in Australia?
I went to the Ford website to do a build and price of the Ford Custom Sport but to no avail. Ford Customer service advised this model is not available in Australia. Do you have any more news on this? Read more
Is the Ford Transit Connect front wheel drive?
Is the Ford Transit Connect front wheel drive? Read more
Where is the Ford Transit Connect made?
Where is the Ford Transit Connect made? Read more
Does a 2002 Ford Transit have a cam belt or chain?
Does a 2002 Ford Transit have a cam belt or chain please? Read more
Potential problems with a 2008 Transit
What is the fuel economy of the 2008 Ford Transit, and does it have any engine issues? Read more
Berlina a suitable trade in for a Transit?
I have a day grace period of two days where I can get out of a contract I've signed to trade my 2011 Holden Commodore Berlina in on a 2006 Ford Transit diesel van. I took it for a test drive and the ...Read more
Transit for touring Australia?
I'm thinking of selling the house and buying a Ford Transit-sized diesel van, chucking a mattress and dog in the back, and visiting Oz before I die. I now have a 1976 SWB Toyota HiAce van, so I'm ...Read more
Engine wear in diesel Transit
Is there any way to make a decision about the quality of the fuel system in any of the Ford Transits with diesel engines, for instance does the pump or the injectors wear excessively? Read more
Ford Transit front inner-tyre wear
My 2006 Ford Transit van is chewing out the inside of the front tyres. At first it was only the driver's side, so I had a wheel alignment done, but now the passenger side is also doing it. The tyres ...Read more
Transit motorhome engine shutting down
My Ford Transit motorhome has the annoying, and dangerous, habit of shutting down completely without prior warning or symptoms. To add to my annoyance, once the vehicle is manoeuvred to the roadside ...Read more
Benefits of engine start/stop in Transit
I recently read a comment from one of your readers concerning the start/stop function on her new Mazda6. I have just purchased a Ford Transit Van and it has exactly the same function. When I took the ...Read more
Paint idea has cracks
Would it not be easier, and better customer relations, for Ford Australia to import its Transit vans in undercoat, charge a lower base price, and then add the cost of spraying a customer's body ...Read more
Ford Transit colours - take 2
I laugh at Ford's comments on colors for a Transit having no demand. I had few customers in my business until I opened the doors. Can you imagine the potential purchaser asking for a colour when the ...Read more
Ford Transit Fuel Economy
I am quite happy with the performance of my 2004 2.4-litre Duratorq Turbo Diesel Ford Transit I plan to drive around Australia, but I would like to improve the fuel economy. Can the engine be run on ...Read more
Ford Transit dirty turbo
MY 2006 turbo-diesel Ford Transit has done 250,000 km, but it has being giving trouble since 120,000 km. Almost every time I try to push it up a hill on a freeway the yellow coil warning light comes ...Read more
V6 Engines in transit
IN REGARD to James Boyce's question in carsGuide regarding a Commodore V6 engine conversion on the Ford Transit van, there is a company in Moree called Moree V6 Conversions (02 6751 1243). Two of my ...Read more
Commodore in Transit
CAN you tell me who does the Commodore V6 engine conversion on the Transit van? I know of kits that are available and there are a few ``unfinished" project vans coming up for sale, but I can't find ...Read more
More timing chain woes
THE timing chain on my 2005 VJ Ford Transit van broke at 58,000km, causing substantial damage to the engine and costing $5787 to repair. I understand there was a recall on the tensioner kit, so Ford ...Read more