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Re: Trafic Vs Transit.

Hi there.

I used to work in Ford's Customer Service division, and the dealership (to be honest) is a mixed bag - same with a lot of businesses - if you have a great dealer, then you are sitting pretty, if not - you're on your own.

The transit is a well-thought out van, but they aren't problem-free. Dual mass flywheels fail regularly (many swap them for solid ones), and the corrosion resistance is poor - many 3-4 year old vans look very shabby indeed.

If you were happy with the vehicle, but not the aftercare, then why not switch to either the Vauxhall or Nissan alternatives - they are essentially the same.

P.S. rather than going for a respray (if you need to in the future) - consider getting the van vinyl-wrapped instead.



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