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I have a 1998 Transit traytop with air conditioning and in the last warm spell I noticed that the air from the centre vents and passengers vent was 6 degrees C but from the drivers side vent was 26 degrees C so I guess the vent is not adjusted correctly.
The system was re-gassed recently and...
Can anyone point me in the direction of an information database for the Falcon 6 cylinder- powered Ford Transits? Thanks.
Hi, can anyone help out with the vacuum line diagram for a 1992 FE8 motor. Recently purchased and someone has disconnected them all. The components I cam identify are ERG, EGR modulator, thermal valve (4 pipe), idle up system, 2 electric solenoids, Purge canister, twin vac distributer, and few...
Is anyone able to decipher these compliance plates please
as I am thinking about buying this van.
I am installing a new stereo into my 2007 VM Transit Van, and was wondering where I could find a wiring diagram for the plug that goes into the factory radio. Ive searched the net and so far no good. Its a double DIN with reverse
ing camera. Any help would be appreciated. :thinking:
Any ideas ? anyone done it ? with a TDdi 2.4 L I have heard horror stories with the TDCI but not the early di models ours is getting tired and the soot build up is not good inside the EGR
Just recently, I have noticed if I am driving towards twilight, and No headlights on, the dash is fine, but as soon as I turn on the lights, any of the switch positions, the traction control light comes on, and stays on until I stop the engine
and re-start it. This also causes the cruise control...
Can anyone give me a sensible reason why these units are expensive to repair/overhaul? I have heard some horror stories about the cost and often see Late model transits being sold for a song because the pumps buggered.
I'm thinking of purchasing a van to convert into a camper. With the extortionate price of VW Transporters, I am considering keeping loyal to the blue oval and buying a Transit. Has anyone done a conversion? Which would be the best body size for a two person camper? I'm a bit of a noob in this sense.
I have a 97 Transit with the dreaded Epic fuel pump and is giving me hell. One of the sensors in the pump is putting the engine into limp mode. I've had it diagnosed by Ford. They tell me the pump is stuffed and needs to be repaired or replaced. But they won't touch it because,...
Hello, i'm rebuilding a lucas epic injector pump and would like help lining up the parts before i fit both sides of the pump together.
There is a notch i'm trying to line up with the wider than the others, peg on the cross looking piece.
I don't want to put it together wrong and try to get the...
I have a 2006 ford transit lwb h/roof.It has done 106000kms.It suddenly died, apon stripping it done. We found that the sprocket attached to the cams wre only done up to approx 8-10lbs sq.in.they should be 24-25lbs.Hence the valve timing was out and the valves hit the pistons, snapping the rocker...
i have a project waiting, while it waits i'm trying to find all the info i can.
1978 i think, the plate is slightly damaged just on that corner. is says kombi 9 on the compliance plate.
it is looong wheel base, mid? roof.
My 2003 Transit TD was hesitant starting this morning, taking 10 seconds of cranking to fire up, now not firing up at all. All indicators seem fine, glow plug light goes out etc etc, any ideas?
Just fixing up my 99 transit 2L petrol and have a few questions. Im noticing first that the van has always seemed to suffer from an initial hesitation. I just wanted to know if this is just a characteristic of this vehicle or are there things I should check. I have already and...
Has anyone come across these engines running lean. There are no vacuum leaks. The fuel pump is fine,plenty of fuel pushing through the fuel filter 1Ltr 20secs. There are no fault codes that come up. The ECU will show (OBD11)fuel system lean,When faulting The fuel system loop will break, engine will...
Hi everyone I am a new member and looking for some support on a fairly common problem amongst Ford drivers.
My engine management lights comes on intermittently which is of no real concern as the engine is running brilliant and there seems to be no issue to speak of -
When I bought the...
Wow , isnt this critter interesting to explore - Will not shift from reverse - ASM pump working , Relay is ok , Door switch is fine , Vehicle has 148k on it & in imac condition , Display stuck on R , Deff in gear . push N or D only makes a BEEP & does nothing , Mode button inoperative as well .......
Hi all.. hoping someone has an answer.. to fix, not scrap..lol..
Had heaps of probs with our 2004 transit diesel 125 T350 . Of course, no other mechanics will touch it, because ford says
Must go to them. So I took to them, lots of them, heaps of times and dollars. Goes great when I get it back,...
I have a 1990 Ford econovan maxi it's
got spark and is getting fuel but only
turns over with the starter motor engaged,
as soon as you take your hand off the key after
cranking it over it just dies..
Hi there my 1990 econovan Has got a oil leak at the back of the motor all the oil is gathering at the base of the head on top of the bellhousing the rocker cover was leaking but have replaced it the only thing i can think of is that the headgasket has gone has anybody else had this issue?
I have just been advised by a mechanic that my 1998 2.0l transit's on board computer self adjusts the motors timing...just wondering if this is accurate information??? Thanks in advance!!!
g'day all ,has anyone got the head bolt torque settings for 2.0 lt FE engine thank you
Hi. Looking for help on the colour codes for a white 1993 Econovan Maxi cab-chassis.
The print on the label has worn off over the years although it looks like the last two numbers may be 86.
Would greatly appreciate any help as the vehicle is currently undriveable due to an engine upgrade and I...
My '92 Econovan has a 1.8l engine with, I think, a blown head gasket.
I have been searching for a repair manual or other information regarding special tools and timing data or whatever else I need to know to tackle the job. Does anyone know of a website where I might download a ...
Anyone know where the voltage regulator is on the JH Econovan? Is it a separate component or built-in to the alternator? I feel mine is failing as getting clicking noise when turining the key and not much charging of battery. Can I buy the component separately or is it time for a new alternator?
Hey has everyone seen the new Ford Transit Custom SWB.... Looks good, anyone thinking of getting one.
I have an old econovan camper, the camchain makes a loud ticking and seems pretty loose when you poke with the valve cover off. Is it possible to tighten it without taking the engine to bits? Its a Mazda sohc 1586 NA engine. Can't find any info about this. The workshop manual tells you how to set...
I have a 1998 VG LWB transit van, 4 speed auto, 2.5 turbo diesel, reversing lights don't work. Tried a search, couldn't find any answers.
I have a Haynes service and repair manual which details manual transmission switches but no reference to automatics. Where is the reversing light switch on the...
This is the Rear Step Towbar for the Transit we have been working on. Few little tweaks and we should be going into production. It will be rated to 3000kg.
My name is peter lee, I run the Transit van club here in the UK, I have always done Vans for 40 years always been into classic and custom vans at the same time really ... I own 5 Transits both custom and classics myself...( picture's to follow.. I am at present writing a book for...
I am developing a towbar for the Ford Transit and need a couple of vehicles for trial fitments.....Closer to Dandenong the better......
What we need...
* Late model Transit Van
* Late Model Transit Cab Chassis
* need them for probably 2 hours for some trials and then once again...
I'm considering buying a VG transit as a second vehicle and to carry my gokart racing gear about in.
I had considered a VH but after hearing many bad reports I decided against it. Seems from what I can find the older VG's are a more reliable unit?
Can anyone help me out with what...
I am preparing to repaint the interior of my Econovan, for the purposes of a) rust prevention (the factory paint is all scratched up and I'm going to be camping in it, generating lots of moisture in the air, possibly spilling water containers etc) and b) to learn and practice basic paint...
I just bought a 2004 VJ Transit bus with 93,000k's on the clock. I picked it up from Melbourne and drove 300k's home with no problems. I drove about 60k's the next day and all good. The 3rd day i drove out of town to a friend's farm, slowed down to turn right into their steepish driveway and had no...
I would like to put a bull bar on my 2012 VM Transit. Has to be the wrap round and under type to fully protect the front if any roos are collected. I would like it finished in a satin black powder coat.
I would appreciate any advice on your experience and suppliers names in the Sydney...
Has anybody done a V8 windsor motor conversion on early model transit van? A how to reply would be appreciated. Thanks Bj
as some of you know i have a 78 LWB mid or maybe a high roof Kombi 9 XLT Tranny.
so i want to build a good usable unit.
it will be pretty basic, reco crossflow to suit towing, that sort of stuff. i'm looking into the brake conversion kit from CRS. which is only a bearing spacer, a...
Has anyone got an exploded diagram for the gearbox on a 94 Econovan Maxi 2 ltr petrol 2WD? I changed the hydraulic fluid and transmission oil and now it won't engage 3 rd 4 th 5th or reverse?? Linkage seems ok, I've bled the system twice. All ideas welcome
today job was a simple 60KM service
10/2010 transit 140 T350--140 horse duratorq.
booked in for an hour.
air filter--the old air cleaner was munched up from the last service and took some time to get out.
it goes in much easier than it came out.
oil and filter is easy--the local dealer...
Hi Im hoping some one can help me out.
Ive got a 2002 ford transit 2.4 turbo diesel and having problems with the air con.
it comes on and works fine and cools the van down, and then a few minutes later it starts to get warm inside the van.
the air con light stays on and the van keeps...
Hi Ive got a 2002 ford transit 2.4 tdi.
theres a problem with the radio volume control
when i turn the dial to go up or down then volume jump all over the place form say 5 to 8 then turn again from 8 to 3 etc etc!!!
aby ideas how to fix???
Where in australia can i buy a set of king pins for a 1980 ford transit. also , I have noticed a sway bar fitted to the front of these transits. can anybody tell me the manufacturer or advise me as to where i can buy one.
Hi. I've offered to help my brother-in-law change the timing belt on his 1990 E2000 van tomorrow. Can someone tell me where to set the timing marks on the pulleys and is there anything else I need to know before we start? Limited budget, so a workshop manual was out of the question.
My first post on this forum - I hope you can help me. I have a 2005 auto Econovan Maxi - column shift. The trouble I have is that the key is stuck in the ignition. I put the van into Park. The key will not come into the unlock position - I get it past the ACC, but then it springs...
My timing belt snapped the other night and when i put a new one in it still wont fire. I have the cam cog lined up to number one and the crankshaft cog pointing strait up, as described in a Telstar/626 manual. Now I've come to the realization that the Econovan FE motor is similar to the Telstar FE...
I am in the process of fitting out my VM LWB MID roof transit and have a few questions.
The maintenance manual describes draining water out of the fuel filter. Am I supposed to do this or is it part of servicing ? If I do it how often should it be done and will only water come out or fuel...
anyone know were can download or purchase a repair manual for one of these vh transit 01 to 05 please
i have a 94 e2200. i reckon i have a blown head gasket cause water dissapearing.
mechanic say most probably cracked head cause common on these.
so i guess my options are,
#new head and keep driving
#if compression test no good then full recon.
#low k's motor.
what would you guys do and are...
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