Ford Transit Connect: Key Stuck in Ignition → Diagnosis

There are a few easy to fix reasons why your Ford Transit Connect’s key might get stuck in the ignition.  It’s often easy to unstick the key.  Whatever you do, don’t start trying to rip it out of the ignition.  That can cause bigger problems. This article is written with the assumption that your key … Read moreFord Transit Connect: Key Stuck in Ignition → Diagnosis

Ford Transit Connect: Steering Wheel Difficult to Turn

If your Ford Transit Connect’s steering wheel is hard to turn, it’s almost always going to be caused by an issue with the power steering system. The power steering system is responsible for taking energy from the engine, converting it to hydraulic pressure, and using that pressure to decrease the amount of force that you … Read moreFord Transit Connect: Steering Wheel Difficult to Turn

Ford Transit Connect:  Blue Smoke → Causes & Diagnosis

  A very common problem that affects all vehicles (including the Ford Transit Connect) is blue smoke coming from the exhaust.  Reasons for blue exhaust smoke include bad valve seals, valve train wear in general, the PCV valve, burning transmission fluid and more. Blue smoke indicates that your Transit Connect’s engine is burning oil.  The … Read moreFord Transit Connect:  Blue Smoke → Causes & Diagnosis

Ford Transit Connect: Airbag Light Stays On Diagnosis

Every time you start your Ford Transit Connect, the computer system runs a self diagnostic check on all major systems.  If any of these checks fail, you will see a diagnostic warning light on the dash for the corresponding system.  When the airbag system fails this check, you’ll see the airbag light. Depending on the … Read moreFord Transit Connect: Airbag Light Stays On Diagnosis

Ford Transit Connect Battery Draining Diagnosis

  If your Ford Transit Connect’s battery is draining, it’s something that’ll need addressing right away.  If it is draining while your Transit Connect is off, it’s usually caused by something that is drawing current that shouldn’t be.  If the battery is draining while you’re driving, that is probably going to be the alternator or … Read moreFord Transit Connect Battery Draining Diagnosis

Common Reasons Your Ford Transit Connect Wont Accelerate

If your Ford Transit Connect won’t accelerate, that is a serious cause for concern.  There are a lot of different reasons that can cause this.  Diagnosing the issue can be narrowed down by whether the engine is still revving when you push the gas or not.  There is a section for each scenario with likely … Read moreCommon Reasons Your Ford Transit Connect Wont Accelerate