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Re: What van
I'm not a fan of the Trafic/Primastar/Vivaro vans either,they have a number of expensive common faults and personally I wouldn't have one.
Gearbox problems aren't uncommon,and I'd avoid the quick-shift at all costs.Injectors can seize in both the 1.9 and 2.0 dCi units,and injector failures aren't uncommon.Rear brake calipers seize for a past time,strut bearings and bottom joints are made of cheese,general running faults due to failed sensors/
valves/high pressure diesel faults are common......and due to the design of the engine bay many jobs that should be straight forward are a right royal pain in the ar$e!.
I'd rather push my Alfa than drive a BMW....
Currently in Lagdti's garage:
2004 Saab 9-5 HOT Aero and a 2001 Audi A3 1.8 Turbo