Ford Transit – Common problems

Common problems with the Ford Transit

Some problems will only occur after many years of operation, others are related to technical solutions and forced the manufacturer to issue a recall. In the following overview, you will find the most common problems for the Ford Transit, for which Ford has announced a recall through the EU Rapex system. For recalls and faults found in the UK scroll down.

If the problem is corrected in time, it may not affect the overall reliability of your Ford Transit. However, the fault can often remain unresolved because the previous owner didn´t know about the recall or ignored the manufacturer’s letter.

The good news is that automakers usually provide unlimited time to correct such defects for free. Check to see if all of the potential problems with your Ford Transit have been resolved in the past. How to do it, we give advice on a special page.



Latest Transit’s Issues in the EU

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18. 09. 2021

The connections to the injection valve’s fuel-return line may not be fully secured and could become loose, which may cause the … .

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25. 12. 2020

The rear driveshaft bearing support bracket may not be fitted with the intended internal bushes. As a result, the driveshaft could … .

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22. 10. 2020

The weld penetration on the left-hand lower control arm does not meet specifications. As a result, cracks can be formed on … .

If you wish to know more about eventual problems of a specific car (e.g. real mileage, potential traffic accidents damages, odometer rollback, repairs, etc.), then we suggest going to HPI-Check.

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Latest Transit’s Issues in the UK

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