2Ford Transit VM
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Ford Transit VM (2006-2013)

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3.0

24 reviews · Statistics

PositivevsNegative
50% · 1212 · 50%

Build Quality
3.2 (5)
Value for Money
3.4 (5)
Cleaning & Maintenance
3.2 (5)
Noise Level
3.8 (4)
Braking
4.0 (5)
Acceleration / Power
3.6 (5)
Gear Shifting
3.6 (5)
Suspension
3.8 (5)
Fuel Efficiency
3.8 (5)
Handling
3.6 (5)
Interior Design
3.8 (5)
Boot Size
4.0 (4)
Comfort
3.6 (5)
Features
2.6 (5)
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Reviews

Ford Transit › VM24 reviews
Mark
MarkSAMetropolitan Adelaide, SA2 posts
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Bruno F
Bruno FQLDSouth East Queensland, QLD4 posts
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Absolute GARBAGE from rust to multiple sensor failure and mechanical failure just buy something else

Ignition switch failure
Mass airflow sensor failure
Fuel solenoid failure
Fuel filter early failure
Water cooling joint breakage just by gently wagging it to disconnect the hose

I could go forever
Shocking service
No parts available not even at Ford dealership

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Mike T.
Mike T.
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A great reliable and economical transportation

My transit was coverted ito a camper and one a year I tour Europe for aproximately 30,000 Km.
It has 286,000 Km and had no major breackdown. The engine 2.2L Diesel 140HP is fuel efficiently 6.2 L/ 100Km. Doesn't consume any oil between changes ( 15,000 Km ). I use only 100% Synthetic oil 5W 30.
I had to replace the left hub bearring. I will replace the 4 injectors and the EGR valve to improve the emission and to stop the slight black smock on shifting gears.
It is a very reliable vehicle and drives comfortable. The turning radius is not tight due to the front wheel drive and a the long wheelbase. The passenger door fails to lock sometimes. Show details
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Shygirl101
Shygirl101VICGreater Melbourne (Outer), VIC6 posts
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Great Tradie Van

This is a great Van, there is room for all your tools you can pretty much customise the back with however you need to work. Gets good fuel mileage too and is super comfortable to drive.  Show details
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Trevor S
Trevor Sbairnsdale4 posts
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82000 km and needs new motor

Five years old, country 82000 kms, with no warning shudder shudder shudder engine gone, Ford quotes $10000.00 to fix, that's a bit of bad luck. What's the point in having something great to drive if it doesn't work.and work it is supposed to do, now it's off the road for as long as it takes, and I do my deliveries in a wheelbarrow?

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Lachlan P
Lachlan P2 posts
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Rene Musters
Rene MustersQLDSouth East Queensland, QLD6 posts
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149000 and oil in cooling system. Not the head, but the oil cooler. Still $5000 damage

I had oil in cooling system at 149000. Initial thought that it was a blown head gasket. Worked out it actually was the oil cooler failing internally. Because hoses, temp meter, radiator and water reservoir were all contaminated, they had to replace the lot. To change oil cooler, the gear box had to come out. All and all a $4900 bill. Despite several flushes to get the oil out of the system, oil is still coming loose and float in the reservoir after trips. So for months I will have to clean the reservoir.

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Mitch
Mitch
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Perfect!!! Just need tow bar and back seat

Just need to know can I fit a back seat to my 2007 model vm ford transit, it's a work model with no windows it does have plug holes where something can go in I think. It's says TRW 19 on the plug hole area? Is that a code for a seat or anything

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Paddy Biggs
Paddy Biggs4 posts
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bakingplumber
bakingplumberNSWCentral West, NSW42 posts
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blown head gasket problems

Purchase Vm Cab Chassis new in 2010 has been a great vehicle, allways regularly serviced with lots of country driving. Just one concern about been told that they can blow a head gasket or worse around 150k t0 180k . My just hit 152k and guess what has happen, a blown head gasket or worse. Has anyone else heard of this or had this problem. deciding whether to sell once repaired ?.

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mofo
mofoAU2 posts
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Debs
DebsAU
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piece of ^%&*

My partner has a 2008 2.4 turbo diesel and we have spent thousands on this piece of $%^$. I have come on here to see if anyone else has had their drive chain (timing chain) snap on them. We need as many people to come forward as possible. If you are one of many please message me

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Adam
Adam
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Timeing chain tensioner failure

Ex-rental 6-berth. Engine died after 13 months ownership and 10000klms use. Seemed like a good buy at $55000. Just spent $14000. On new engine, clutch and injectors (fitted). Expensive when they go wrong. Timing chain tensioner fault is well known. Word of warning. Have it checked and replaced. Would not buy again.

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wooly
wooly
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Great van

i owned a transit VG for 12years and replaced it with a 2011 VM with 200,000 Klms on clock, yes a lot of K's for a 2011 model, but theses were highway klm's carting eggs, this is a excellent van, looks new, motor is very powerful, storage departments all over the van which is really handy, 1st gear is a bit slow, but wynds up after that, although the turbo is noisey, i have not replaced anything yet at 230,000 Klm. i did look hard for a van like this at the right price $23,000 on the road, i would not but anything lest that 2012 model now, otherwise you may inherite other peoples problems, and have it checked out by a accredited mechanic !!! i want a sprinter but cost too much, This van was a great choice and so far so good.

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Louise
Louise
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Great little work horse

Vehicle inspection by mechanic well worth $$$

2007 2.4 litre diesel swb van which has done 100km since purchased.

Have replaced waterpump. I keep it serviced at 10km intervals.

A pleasure to drive, zippy little machine, economical and handles couriering just fine.

Stepped out of a VW crafter and prefer my transit.

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Questions & Answers

Doug J.
Doug J. · Transit VM (2006-2013)

Hi, my mil light and alternator light stays on and engine runs rough only first start each day. Stop motor and restart and all is ok. any idears?

Eddie c.
Eddie c. · Transit VM (2006-2013)

Hi just wondering how good are the Ford Transit vm 2.4 turbo 2010

JOSHUA B.
JOSHUA B.  

Great vans just be careful with the rust

Eddie c.
Eddie c. · Transit VM (2006-2013)

Hi are the Ford Transit vm van reliable this one I'm looking at is a 2010 2.4 bus. 1110km on it
Thanks Eddie

Mark
Mark  

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Ford Transit VM
  • Discontinued
Ford Transit VM (2006-2013)3.0
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CategoryVansVans
TransmissionAutomatic and Manual
Drive TypeFront Wheel Drive (FWD) and Rear Wheel Drive (RWD)
Fuel TypeDiesel
Wheels16" Steel
Seats 2 to 15
Engine2.0L EcoBlue Engine
Max Power125kW @ 3,500rpm
Max Torque390Nm @ 1,600 - 2,300rpm
Phone ConnectivityAndroid Auto (Wireless), Apple CarPlay (Wireless) and USB
Wireless ChargerNo
Companion App No
Steering Wheel AdjustmentTelescoping (Manual) and Up/Down
Keyless Features
Keyless Locking/UnlockingYes
IgnitionRemote Start
Headlights
Headlight TypeHalogen
Headlight FeaturesAuto High-Beam Dip and Automatic On/Off
Safety Features
CamerasRear
Cruise ControlAdaptive (ACC)
Parking SensorsCross-Traffic Alert (Rear), Front and Rear
Hazard PerceptionBlind Spot Monitoring (BSM) and Forward Collision Warning
Lane AssistanceEmergency Lane Keeping (ELK), Lane Departure Warning (LDW) and Lane Keep Assist (LKA)
Speed Sign RecognitionNone
Driver Information
Built-In Navigation SystemYes
Heads Up DisplayNo
Voice ControlYes
Digital Radio (DAB+)Yes
Release date
Discontinuation date
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