No matter who manufactures your van, or how long you’ve had it, common van faults do appear. Some are traits across a brand while others appear across a model. Sometimes, these faults can spread further and appear across different models and brands. We’ve compiled a list of common van faults below, but you may find more with your vehicle.
Questions about common van faults?
If your van is making a strange noise, or it’s not running as you expect, there might be a fault. We recommend regular maintenance and services to keep your van in good condition. However, if it’s becoming costly, and you’re not sure if we’d buy your broken van, contact our team and we’ll happily find out more and advise you on what we can do.
Fuel Injector Problems
The main issues affecting fuel injectors involve them becoming blocked and with deposit build-ups.
Turbo Engine Problems
Many manufacturers have vans with this type of engine, with two popular models being the Ford Transit and Vauxhall Vivaro.
We Buy Broken Vans regularly buy vans with ECU issues – it’s “bread and butter” business for us.
Timing Chain Problems
We can save you the headache of paying for expensive timing chain replacement and associated costs.
Wiring Loom Repairs
With an unknown diagnostic bill and repair costs, many owners turn to a business like ours to sell a van complete with its wiring loom faults.
Engine Management Warning Light
We will buy your van at a fair price even if there is an engine management light showing.
Low Oil Pressure
We are happy to buy vans with declared oil pressure faults and do so on a regular basis.
There are many reasons for gearbox failure, but you can always speak to us for a cost-effective solution to buy your broken van.
One of the problems with DPF’s is that the problem seems fixed but then re-occurs, which is irritating to be back at square one.
A van with a faulty differential just can’t be safely driven. In older van models particularly, the repair/scrap equation tends to lean to scrap.
Fuel Pump Problems
You may decide you want to repair your van with a broken fuel pump, but if it all seems like too much hassle we are here to help.
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