Ford Transit Connect:  Oil On Spark Plug Causes

If you’ve found oil on your Ford Transit Connect’s spark plug, it should be a cause for concern. It doesn’t necessarily indicate a major engine problem.  When there is oil on the spark plugs is usually caused by a bad valve cover gasket or O-Ring (overhead cam engines).  There can be other causes as well. … Read moreFord Transit Connect:  Oil On Spark Plug Causes

Ford Transit Connect:  Bad Wheel Bearing Noise Diagnosis

If your Ford Transit Connect is making a high pitched noise or hum, it could be a sign of a bad wheel bearing.  There are several different vehicular components that can make a squeal or hum.  That’s why it is important to know the other warning signs of a  bad bearing before just going in … Read moreFord Transit Connect:  Bad Wheel Bearing Noise Diagnosis

Ford Transit Connect: Brake Sticking → Causes & Diagnosis

  Your Ford Transit Connect’s braking system is the most important safety feature on the vehicle.  If it does not work properly, it can put you in a situation where you can be injured or killed.  There are quite a few different situations that can cause a caliper to stick. Ford Transit Connect Brakes Sticking … Read moreFord Transit Connect: Brake Sticking → Causes & Diagnosis

Ford Transit Connect:  Radiator Fan Not Working Diagnosis

Your Ford Transit Connect‘s radiator fan has one of the most important jobs on the vehicle.  It is the last line of defense between you and an overheating engine.  If the radiator fan is not working, it’s a serious problem. Just because the radiator fan is not on does not mean that it is not … Read moreFord Transit Connect:  Radiator Fan Not Working Diagnosis

Ford Transit Connect: Signs of Alternator Problems

One of the most critical engine components in your Ford Transit Connect is the alternator. If you suspect that you have alternator problems, it’s something that should be dealt with before you end up stranded somewhere. Your Transit Connect’s battery will not be able to keep the accessories and engine systems running for long without … Read moreFord Transit Connect: Signs of Alternator Problems

Ford Transit Connect Stuck in Park: Diagnosis

Nothing is worse than sitting in a vehicle that’s stuck in park.  The engine is running fine, but the shifter just won’t move.  There are several things you can try to get your Ford Transit Connect moving now.  These include checking to see if the parking brake is stuck, finding the shift lock solenoid override … Read moreFord Transit Connect Stuck in Park: Diagnosis

Ford Transit Connect Stalling → Causes & Diagnosis

One of the most common issues your Ford Transit Connect is likely to develop is a stalling problem.  The most challenging part of diagnosing a stalling problem is reproducing the conditions that led to the stall in the first place.  Stalls can happen at any time, and it can be incredibly jarring when it does happen. … Read moreFord Transit Connect Stalling → Causes & Diagnosis

Ford Transit Connect:  Shakes When Idling → Causes and Diagnosis

  It can be a very jarring feeling when your Ford Transit Connect shakes when at idle.  It can feel like the whole thing is going to vibrate to death with you in it.  If your Transit Connect has this problem, there are many issues that can cause it.  We’ve lined out some of the … Read moreFord Transit Connect:  Shakes When Idling → Causes and Diagnosis

Ford Transit Connect: Service Engine Soon Light → Diagnosis

Your Ford Transit Connect’s service engine soon light is there to let you know that some sort of problem has been detected with the vehicle. Any vehicles made in 1996 or newer use OBDII codes, which can easily be retrieved from a good code scanner. A flashing service engine soon light is telling you that … Read moreFord Transit Connect: Service Engine Soon Light → Diagnosis

Ford Transit Connect Brake Warning Light: Why is it on?

Your Ford Transit Connect‘s brake light indicator is there to let you know that there is an issue with the brake system. It is different than the anti-lock brake system, which gets its own ABS warning light. The brake light indicates that there is a problem with the physical braking system itself. If you are … Read moreFord Transit Connect Brake Warning Light: Why is it on?